The Turkish People React To The Twitter Block...


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In earlier eras, tyrants would jail the writers and editors of publications critical of their rule. Machiavelli seriously needs to update his playbook, now that it is so much easier for people to communicate.

Now we have the Streisand effect, where attempting to remove something from the network can make it more popular than ever. Erdogan may have simply made Twitter a bigger platform in Turkey.