Court in Turkey Orders Access to YouTube Blocked

Turkey blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube in response to a video clip deemed insulting to the country's revered founding father, government-run media said. A court in the capital of Ankara ordered the ban at the request of a prosecutor who had argued the clip was disrespectful to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who died seven decades ago, the Anatolia news agency said.

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