TWITTER BAN

  • Turkish government lifts Twitter ban April 4, 2014

    Ankara: Turkey's government lifted its ban on Twitter on Thursday - a day after the country's highest court ruled that the block was a violation of freedom and must be restored. Turkey blocked access to the social media website two weeks ago after some users posted links suggesting government corruption. Prime...
  • Turkish court orders halt to Twitter ban: Report March 26, 2014

    Turkey's Dogan news agency and other media say a court has issued a temporary injunction ordering the telecommunications authority to restore access to Twitter, five days after the government blocked the social network. The telecommunications authority had accused Twitter of disobeying court orders to remove content. The ban came shortly after...
  • Twitter traffic from Assam can't be blocked: DoT September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Citing technical problems, telecom operators have refused to adhere to an order of Home Ministry for blocking Twitter traffic from specific states including Gujarat, Kerala, Assam and Uttar Pradesh in the backdrop of social media being used to fan communal trouble. The Department of Telecom was requested to consider...
  • Twitter ban on Indian team in Australia January 9, 2012

    Mumbai: After backtoback defeats to Australia in the Sydney and Melbourne Test matches, the Indian team management Down Under has instructed players not to use social networking sites to voice their opinions. This comes in the wake of Virat Kohli justifying his middle finger gesture to the Sydney Cricket Ground...