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Ahmet A. Sabancı

Ahmet A. Sabancı is a writer, blogger and researcher. He earned BA degree at the Philosophy Department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. He has been blogging and writing actively since 2008. He's mainly focused on Philosophy of Web and Technology, censorship, surveillance, cyber security and cyber cultures.

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Latest posts by Ahmet A. Sabancı

6 October 2015

Turkey Puts a Gun to the Media's Head in Lead-Up to Elections

Global Voices Advocacy

Information campaigns and physical intimidation that once targeted Kurdish and leftist media are now being aimed at major media outlets of all kinds.

12 August 2015

Turkish Authorities on Blocking Binge as Political Tensions Rise

Global Voices Advocacy

Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.

7 April 2015

Are the World's Biggest Internet Companies Under the Turkish President's Thumb?

Global Voices Advocacy

Turkey's ruling party is becoming accustomed to getting its way more often than not in its long-running war on social media users.

10 February 2015

Turkey Cites National Security as it Cranks Up Internet Controls

Global Voices Advocacy

Courts offer citizens occasional protection from Ankara's vicious war on freedom of expression and privacy, so government is looking for laws that bypass them.

1 October 2014

“We Don't Need No Governance”: Why the Internet Governance Forum Misses the Point

Global Voices Advocacy

Activists worldwide have criticized the UN-sponsored Internet Governance Forum for shying away from pressing issues like censorship and digital surveillance. This year, they held took matters into their own hands.

8 August 2014

Not a Peep From Turkey's ‘Penguin’ Media About the Opposition

On August 10, Turkey chooses its president for the first time. There will be three candidates on the ballot, but the national media, seemingly, have already made their choice.

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