Turkish top court rules blocking of YouTube unconstitutional

Boltcutter and chain

Turkey's Top Court Rules YouTube Ban is Unconstitutional - WSJ

Long after the blocking of Twitter was ruled unconstitutional, they have similarly ruled that blocking YouTube over the last two months was similarly unconstitutional. The formal ruling and orders to remove the blocking should be forthcoming soon.

This decision by the country’s top court bolsters rulings by lower courts which have been ignored by the government of Prime Minister Erdogan.

All this censorship is an attempt to suppress criticism of the government generally and Erdogan and his allies specifically.

Lance Cottrell is the Founder and Chief Scientist of Anonymizer. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.