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Facebook Said To Block "Offensive" Content In Turkey

Facebook reportedly blocked Turkish users’ access to pages featuring content that authorities deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. “The company acted to comply with an order from a Turkish court,” The New York Times reports, citing an anonymous Facebook employee, and a report by the state broadcaster TRT. “Turkey’s Islamist government has not hesitated to temporarily cut off access to services like Twitter and YouTube for various political reasons.”

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