The New Paper

November 5, 2020

Turkey fines social media companies over controversial new law

Turkey fined social media companies including Facebook and Twitter for failing to comply with a new law that requires the companies to have a representative in the country and allows Turkish authorities to remove certain content from the platforms. The fines were related to the companies failing to designate a representative in Turkey, but the law has faced criticism over concerns related to civil rights and free speech.

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