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Wednesday March 7, 2007 2:24 pm
YouTube Banned in Turkey
Last month, YouTube was banned in the Brazil. When the site was ordered to block uploaded sex videos of actress Daniela Cicarelli and complied, diligent groupies of the starlet kept uploading them onto the domain. After a brief court battle, the site was completely blocked at the DNS level and may face a fine of up to euro 91,000 (~US$119,000.)
Today comes word that Turkey has also done the same. The ban was imposed after complaints that clips were insulting Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Turkish media sources claim that there is a “virtual” war going on between Turkish and Greek users on the site with both sides posting derogatory videos. We certainly prefer that kind of video warfare to the real thing.
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