Added time: 06 February 2014, Thursday 15:49
Big Brother Watching You
Turkish Parliament approved the controversial internet regulations which will further restrict access to the web.
The new regulations of internet law code includes, the possibility for the president of the Directorate of Telecommunication TİB the authority to take decisions on its own initiative without waiting prosecuters decisions.
Debate in the General Assembly on Law No 5651, otherwise known as " Code of Publications on the Internet and Suppression of Crimes Committed by means of Such Publication " began last month in Turkey
The Committee to Protect Journalists CPJ reacted the new regulations will further undermine freedom of the press.
CPJ remarked that; "The new measures would allow the government to block individual URLs, social media accounts or Web pages could even be blocked without judicial review. In the absence of a court order, it is unclear what public record will show that censorship has occurred".
A few of the currently banned websites in Turkey include, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Pastebin and Vagus.TV which was published evidence of the PM's corruption and suspected and prime ministers phone speechs with corrupters and briebery bussinessmen.