Turkey bans Reddit under Internet censorship law


The Turkish government has officially blocked Reddit in the country. Reports of the website being inaccessible first started coming in earlier today, and the status remains unchanged.

Turkey’s Telecom Authority (TIB) officially confirmed the ban with a vague statement, dated November 13, saying, “After technical analysis and legal consideration based on the Law Nr. 5651, ADMINISTRATION MEASURE has been taken for this website (reddit.com) according to Decision Nr. 490.05.01.2015.-252804 dated 13/11/2015 of the Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication.”

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