Turks Protest Tighter Government Controls on Internet

From a campaign to "unfollow" President Abdullah Gul on Twitter to an opposition appeal to Turkey's highest court, Turks vented their anger at a new law tightening government control of the Internet. Gul approved the legislation, which will let the authorities block web pages within hours and collect data such as users' browsing histories, bolstering Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan but raising renewed concerns about free speech.