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September 19, 2019 02:01

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Oh, the irony! Banned anti-Islam activist shows up on “Turkish” new gTLD domain

Tommy Robinson, who has been banned from most major social media platforms due to his anti-Islam “hate speech”, is now conducting business via a domain name that some believe rightfully belongs to the Muslim-majority nation of Turkey. The registration could add fuel to the fight between ICANN and its governmental advisers over whether certain domains […]

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Verisign Thanksgiving shocker : Rights to .turkey gTLD acquired for eight figures!

Verisign, managers of .com and .net top level domains, has acquired the rights to dot .turkey as well. .Turkey, a new generic top level domain about Thanksgiving, is aimed at American and Canadian domain investors, primarily. “Spending more than $100 million for a .turkey gTLD might seem extraordinary for some, but to us is a […]

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Registrar CEO faces terrorism charges

The CEO of Turkey’s largest registrar is facing terrorism charges in the wake of last month’s coup attempt in the country, according to reports. Abdullah Büyük of Istanbul-based FBS was deported from Bulgaria last Wednesday, according to local reports, having overstayed his visa. Büyük went to Bulgaria last year and Turkey had unsuccessfully tried to […]

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After blocking Twitter, Turkey yanks YouTube

Just a few days after blocking Twitter at the DNS and IP level, the government of Turkey has blocked YouTube as well. The Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been fighting to block off communications that were posted online, alleging that he and his son were involved in a scandal of corruption. With elections […]

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Turkey blocks Google DNS in Twitter crackdown

The Turkish government has reportedly blocked access to Google’s public DNS service from with its borders, as part of its recently instituted censorship of Twitter. According to local reports, the IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 — Google’s public DNS servers — were banned after they became widely used to circumnavigate blocks on Twitter’s domain names. […]

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Twitter blocked in Turkey after corruption allegations against the Prime Minister

Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the “eradication” of Twitter, issuing a court order that blocks it in Turkey. Following allegations of corruption and leaked conversations with his son about unlawful activities that needed to be covered, the Turkish PM stated: “We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will […]

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Happy Thanksgiving From The Art of The Name and A look at the History of the NFL on Thanksgiving

By: Raymond Hackney Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers from Adam and myself. After family and food, football is the third F in the Thanksgiving Trifecta.  Here is a look at the history of the NFL on Turkey Day. Courtesy of Statographics

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