I can not believe! That is a shame....

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by cet, Jun 4, 2010.

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  1. cet

    cet Registered Member

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    Google services are banned in Turkey.

    code.google.com
    pages.google.com
    video.google.com
    translate.google.com.tr
    docs.google.com
    sites.google.com
    books.google.com
    chrome.google.com
    sketchup.google.com
    froogle.google.com
    labs.google.com
    mars.google.com
    moon.google.com
    notebook.google.com
    toolbar.google.com
    browsersync.google.com
    catalog.google.com
    codesearch.google.com
    dir.google.com
    earth.google.com
    groups.google.com.tr
    shopping.google.com
    sky.google.com
    support.google.com
    tools.google.com
    wap.google.com
    answers.google.com
    google-analystics.com
    Can not reach any of those.:doubt: :doubt:
    I do not understand how those are unreachable.I am using openDNS and I was able to visit the banned sites such as YouTube etc since yesterday.
     
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    funkydude Registered Member

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    What makes you think they are banned?
     
  3. Meriadoc

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    Here :

    :rolleyes: Unless people do something about it one day in the future you'll only be able to look at something 'your' government feeds you. The disheartening thing is the coup de grâce will be that we ask for it.
     
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    Oops... Very sad...
     
  5. cet

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    I can not even install google chrome extensions to the chrome browser.
    The funny part is that I am able to watch youtoube by using opendns now, but I am still not able to use google services.The main purpose of this was to ban youtube only.
     
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    Apparantly the current Turkish government is trying to sooth the secular opposition.
    The opposition considers itself to be the guardian of the heritage of Kemal Ataturk, who founded modern day secular Turkey from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire.

    There is a lot of ruccus in Turkey whether the current government, formed by the religious AK-party is upholding or actually slowly destroying the secular foundations of modern day Turkey.

    Banning Google is an easy way to appease the secularists (and also creates a precedent for the AK-party to be more strict in banning web-content which might be offensive for it's own supporters)

    It's not a pretty sight though and it doesn't bring Turkey any closer to a European Union membership.
     
  8. Meriadoc

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    Isn't it sad and fundamentally wrong that you cannot decide yourself what to view, to make ones own decision and renders the question is a government here to serve you or you here to serve them.

    I'm so glad that there are tell sites around such as wiki leaks and software that will help someone around this problem.
     
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