Archive for 21 Ağu 2007

Türkçe versiyon

Most of those who can read this may be wondering what this fuss over Turkish court decision to ban access to WP is all about. And for those who can’t reach, it might be a case of “if a tree fell in the forest and nobody heard it, did it really fall” conundrum. Let me explain: About 3-4 days ago when I tried to access my blog I was greeted with this announcement on the screen:

“Bu siteye erisim mahkeme karariyla engellenmistir.
T.C. Fatih 2.Asliye Hukuk Mahkemesi 2007/195 Nolu Karari geregi bu siteye erisim engellenmistir.
Access to this site has been suspended in accordance with decision no: 2007/195 of T.C. Fatih 2.Civil Court of First Instance.

I was taken aback but only a bit. I was well aware that I was in Turkey and had learned to never say never or “this can’t be”. Moreover, I was threatened with a legal suit in the past for a posting that apparently ruffled some feathers, and having heard of cases decided against the defendant without even bothering to inform him of the complaint or inviting him to the court, I surmised it was my turn this time.

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