Known Unknowns: An Analysis of Twitter Censorship in Turkey

@article{Tanash2015KnownUA,
  title={Known Unknowns: An Analysis of Twitter Censorship in Turkey},
  author={Rima S. Tanash and Zhouhan Chen and Tanmay Thakur and D. Wallach and D. Subramanian},
  journal={Proceedings of the 14th ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society},
  year={2015}
}
Twitter, widely used around the world, has a standard interface for government agencies to request that individual tweets or even whole accounts be censored. Twitter, in turn, discloses country-by-country statistics about this censorship in its transparency reports as well as reporting specific incidents of censorship to the Chilling Effects web site. Twitter identifies Turkey as the country issuing the largest number of censorship requests, so we focused our attention there. Collecting over 20… Expand
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