Turks Are Flocking to Tor After Government Orders Block of Anti-Censorship Tools: Motherboard

Tue, 2016-11-08 00:00

From the article: “Turkish internet users are flocking to Tor, the anonymizing and censorship-circumvention tool, after Turkey’s government blocked Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

Usage of Tor inside of Turkey went up from around 18,000 users to 25,000 users on Friday, when the government started blocking the popular social media networks, according to Tor’s official metrics. To prevent Turks from doing exactly that and connecting to the blocked sites through censorship-circumvention tools such as Tor and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), the government took a step further and ordered internet providers to block those too.”

Read the full Motherboard article here: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/turks-are-flocking-to-tor-after-government-orders-block-of-anti-censorship-tools

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