Ibn Haldun University Faculty of Communication Faculty Member Assoc. Dr. Stating that social media arrangements are made in many countries, Berrin Kalsın said, “Today, this kind of regulations developed against the countries that control the social media platforms, which are called the 5th power, or against various forces in their background, are now accepted and developed as a country defense in a sense.” said.
With the law in question, it is planned to overcome the problems such as “taxing the digital economy”, “content” and “security” originating from social media, and it is aimed to solve the long-standing problem of finding an interlocutor with the appointment of representatives by social media channels.
“Data transfer abroad has been blocked”
“Twitter; nature of terrorist propaganda, disinformation and hate speech is quite vulnerable to crimes such as environment and in this case, coordination such as Turkey, a way for countries faced with the manipulation of the campaign is generating serious problems. Such detected and inappropriate content removal or control point in the authorized the note addressed to the authorities can be regarded as a positive development for Turkey. removal of inappropriate content and can be made following the hereafter more extensive. another important point is the regulation brought to the data storage requirements of these platforms. data for users resident in Turkey for social network providers in Turkey The obligation to take the necessary precautions has been imposed for the storage of data. With this regulation, data transfer abroad has been blocked. “
“The type of journalism that drives the society to hatred and discrimination should be regulated”
Ibn Haldun University Faculty of Communication Faculty Member Assoc. Dr. Stating that legal and ethical regulations have been introduced for the use of various traditional mass media all over the world from past to present, he said, “Just as a journalist working in a printed newspaper is obliged to obey these ethical rules against the society he lives in, the journalist who writes news on the internet is also obeying these rules. is obliged. ” said.
Emphasizing that the understanding of journalism, whose source is unknown or that leads the society to grudge, hatred and discrimination, should be subject to a regulation, Kalsun said, “Today, this kind of regulations developed against the countries that control the social media platforms, which are called the 5th power, or against various forces in their background it is considered and developed as a defense of the country. ” said.