Turkey Fines Social Media Giants Second Time for Defying Law

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On 21 July 2020, the Turkish Justice and Development Party, AKP announced it would introduce a new law to regulate social media more strictly, with financial sanctions for companies that do not comply with government demands. In accordance, on 11 December 2020, Turkey’s Information and Communications Technologies Authority imposed 30 million Turkish lira in fines to online media giants for not complying with the new digital law. A further fine was enforced as the giants failed to appoint an official representative to the country as required by the law. Read more here.

Source: Balkan Insight

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