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For the record; Turkey along with China, World’s Biggest Jailer of Journalists, Besides, blocks over 288,000 websites…

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Over 288,000 websites blocked in Turkey: Report

The number of websites and domains blocked in Turkey as of October 2019 has gone up to 288,310, according to a report released by the Istanbul-based Freedom of Expression Association (İFÖD) on Dec. 9.

“While as of beginning of 2015, access to 80,553 websites were blocked from Turkey, as of end of 2018 the number of blocked websites has risen to 245,825. As of end of October, 2019, access to a total of 288,310 websites are currently blocked from Turkey,” said the report.

Only in the first ten months of 2019, a total of 36,216 URLs were blocked in the country, according to the report.

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