LGBTI people’s freedom of expression on the internet

 

Publication date: 
September 2015
Author: 
Atty. Yasemin Öz
Publisher: 
Kaos GL

Turkey has come to the fore due to its conduct to ban world-famous websites, which undoubtedly targets not only websites with LGBTI content but freedom of expression in general. Restrictions on access to websites come in two ways: Blocking the content and bans on obtaining domain names.

Contents

A- Freedom of Expression on the Internet in Turkey.................. 5

B- LGBTI People’s Freedom of Expression and the Internet...... 17

C- Legislation on the Internet Use.................................................. 22

D- Examples on Access Ban to LGBTI Websites........................... 35

E- Censorship by Globally Used Internet Websites to LGBTI People in Turkey......................................................... 37

F- Appeals by LGBTI Organisations Against Restriction on Their Freedom of Expression on the Internet..................................................... 40

Result and Suggestions...................................................................... 46

Feminist Perspectives on the Internet............................................. 50

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