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Turkey bans YouTube after Twitter: Report

Published on Mar 27, 2014 11:31 PM
 
Turkey on Thursday banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, local media reported.. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

ANKARA (AFP) - Turkey on Thursday banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, local media reported.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government had informed mobile phone operators and internet service providers of its decision, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on its website.