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Turkey: New law allows radio and television regulator to monitor and demand blocking of content broadcasted online

March 28, 2018

On March 28, 2018, an amendment to Turkey's radio and television legislation entered into force, enabling the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK) to monitor radio, television and on-demand broadcast content on the Internet, and to address complaints to a magistrate judge to block access to illegal content within 24 hours. 

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