What we can and should do is produce offline versions of Wikipedia content
and promote them both in Turkey and to the media :-)

Will try to see about producing a beta version of a Turkish medical app
today.

James

On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 4:52 AM, Anders Wennersten <m...@anderswennersten.se
> wrote:

> I do hope WMF taken NO action. We have learnt by similar cases, that the
> local communities(chapters) haves best insight in how to best proceed.
>
> And things would evolve to be much worse if an non-turkish entity was to
> take action
>
> Anders
>
>
> Den 2017-04-29 kl. 12:45, skrev Rogol Domedonfors:
>
>> Presumably the WMF will be taking prompt, strong and effective action to
>> protest against and reverse this decision?  A case in the Constitutional
>> Court, for example?
>>
>> "Rogol"
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> more info
>>> https://turkeyblocks.org/2017/04/29/wikipedia-blocked-turkey/
>>>
>>> Mardetanha
>>>
>>> On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
>>> it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote:
>>>
>>> Basak commented on Facebook: "In the news, it says that, Wikipedia
>>>>
>>> supports
>>>
>>>> global terrorism. The Turkish officials has been corresponding with
>>>> wikipedia (?)  but there is no answer. The site (most probably they mean
>>>> English one)  includes content that supports ISIS ."
>>>>
>>>> http://mobil.hurriyet.com.tr/son-dakika-haberi-wikipediaya-
>>>> erisim-engellendi-40441904
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> - Sent from mobile
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 29, 2017 11:55, "Mardetanha" <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> hopefully it would be technical mistake and will be lifted very soon.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mardetanha
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
>>>>> it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hey,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> FYI -  sad news from Turkish.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Regards,Itzik Edri*
>>>>>> Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
>>>>>> +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
>>>>>> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in
>>>>>>
>>>>> the
>>>>
>>>>> sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>>>> From: Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimedia.org.il>
>>>>>> Date: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 11:42 AM
>>>>>> Subject: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia
>>>>>> To: Communications Committee <wmfc...@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39754909
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Reuters just published that a 15 minutes ago, so it will be soon all
>>>>>>
>>>>> over
>>>>
>>>>> the news.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online
>>>>>> encyclopaedia Wikipedia, one of the world's most popular websites.*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It was not initially clear why the ban had been imposed.
>>>>>> The Turkey Blocks group said the site was inaccessible from 08:00
>>>>>>
>>>>> (05:00
>>>>
>>>>> GMT) by order of the Turkish authorities.
>>>>>> People in the capital Istanbul were unable to access any Wikipedia
>>>>>>
>>>>> pages
>>>>
>>>>> without using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
>>>>>> "After technical analysis and legal consideration based on the Law
>>>>>>
>>>>> Nr.
>>>
>>>> 5651, an administrative measure has been taken for this website,"
>>>>>>
>>>>> Turkey's
>>>>>
>>>>>> Information and Communication Technologies Authority was quoted as
>>>>>>
>>>>> saying.
>>>>>
>>>>>> No reason was given.
>>>>>> Turkey Blocks and Turkish media, including the Hurriyet Daily News,
>>>>>>
>>>>> said
>>>>
>>>>> the provisional order would need to be backed by a full court ruling
>>>>>>
>>>>> in
>>>
>>>> the
>>>>>
>>>>>> next few days.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Social media was in uproar as news of the ban emerged, with some
>>>>>>
>>>>> users
>>>
>>>> speculating that it might be a bid to suppress criticism on President
>>>>>>
>>>>> Recep
>>>>>
>>>>>> Tayyip Erdogan's Wikipedia page.
>>>>>> Mr Erdogan narrowly won a controversial 16 April referendum on
>>>>>>
>>>>> increasing
>>>>
>>>>> his powers, but the issue has deeply divided the country.
>>>>>> Turkey has temporarily blocked popular social media sites including
>>>>>> Facebook and Twitter in the past, especially in the wake of mass
>>>>>>
>>>>> protests
>>>>
>>>>> or terror attacks.
>>>>>> The government has previously denied censoring the internet, blaming
>>>>>> outages on spikes in usage after major events.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Regards,Itzik Edri*
>>>>>> Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
>>>>>> +972-54-5878078 <+972%2054-587-8078> | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
>>>>>> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in
>>>>>>
>>>>> the
>>>>
>>>>> sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
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