Access to the website Ekşi Sözlük has been blocked. The decision was published on the Information Technologies and Communications Authority’s (BTK) website. It was stated that the decision to block access was taken on the grounds of protecting national security and public order regulated in article 8/a of Law No. 5651.
FIRST EXPLANATION FROM EKŞİ ÖZLÜK
In the statement made by Ekşi Sözlük after the access problems, “Hello, we saw that there was a decision on the access ban, but we do not have information about the details, we are trying to get information from the authorities. As we get information, we will share it.” it was said.
EKŞİ DÖZLÜK: “WE WILL USE ALL LEGAL ACTIONS AGAINST THE DECISION”
In the latest statement made on the official Twitter account of Ekşi Sözlük, it was stated that BTK executives were reached and notifications were received. Ekşi Sözlük announced that they will take legal action against the decision.
ACCESS DENIED TO EKŞİ GLOSSARY
On the BTK website information query page, “eksisozluk.com has been blocked by the decision of the Information Technologies and Communications Authority dated 21/02/2023 and numbered 490.05.01.2023.-100029.” contains the description.
USERS CAN OVERCOME THE OBSTACLE WITH THE VPN PROGRAM
Not a day goes by that an access ban is not imposed on another website in Turkey. However, these sites can be easily accessed thanks to VPN programs that pretend to connect to the Internet from another country. Users who encounter any obstacles can overcome this obstacle by installing a simple VPN program on their phones and computers.