Report: Turkey Unblocks Twitter Following Court Ruling

Twitter and Turkey

Turkey has reinstated access to Twitter following an order from a constitutional court ruling that the ban breached freedom of expression, according to Reuters. The ban was reportedly lifted on Thursday afternoon following a ruling earlier in the day, Reuters said, citing an official in the Prime Minister’s office as the source of the information: “Turkey lifts ban on Twitter after constitutional court ruling: prime minister’s office official — Reuters Tech News (@ReutersTech) April 3, 2014.” The removal of the ban follows reports from a few days back, suggesting that a lifting could be on the way due to a court order. The social network was blocked around 13 days ago, but the barricade only served to make people more determined to access the service, and people in Turkey flocked to it in record numbers.

Read the full story at The Next Web and the original report at Reuters.

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