Authoritarians in Turkey try to turn back the clock by making Twitter disappear

Turkish PM plugs Twitter DNS loophole, Facebook and YouTube could be blocked next
[Via Engadget]

When Twitter went dark for users in Turkey earlier this week, it didn’t take long for everyone to realize something was up. Prime Minister Erdoğan had reportedly threatened to pull the plug on the popular social network previously, before coming…


I do not see this ending well if he takes out so much of the Internet in order to maintain his centralized political power.

As has been said, “The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”

The Turkish people are finding ways to route round this damage.