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Turkish parliament approves social media law with new powers

WorldNews Wednesday, 29 July 2020
Turkish parliament approves social media law with new powersTurkey’s parliament has approved a law that gives authorities greater power to regulate social media despite growing concerns over censorship. The law requires major social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to keep representative offices in Turkey to deal with complaints against content on their platforms. If a social media company refuses to designate an official representative, the legislation mandates steep fines, advertising bans and bandwidth reductions. With a court...
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