LEGISLATIVE FLASH
Turkey : 2001-06-13
New law on Internet
The Turkish Parliament adopted a law by which Internet is submitted to same the regulations as the newspaper industry. The authorities can condemn the sites to penalties of 100 billion Turkish liras (more than 100.000 euros) for having published "false or libelous information ". This new law does not envisage however to establish a preliminary authorization for the creation of a Web site.
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