Sunday, March 23, 2014


"Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's abrasive prime minister, made a fool of himself when he tried (and failed) to ban Twitter. Erdogan blames social media for helping to publicise leaked tapes allegedly linking him to a corruption scandal that has rocked his government. He has threatened similar action against YouTube and Facebook. "This thing called social media is currently the worst menace to society," he declared last year during nationwide demonstrations against his increasingly authoritarian rule."

The full editorial from The Obsever here.

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