Opinion on “social law” as known under the arrangement, the number of social media companies stating that he would appoint representatives to Turkey is increasing.
In the beginning the process of advertising bans appoint representatives in Turkey just Twitter, Pinterest and Periscope, while the appointing representatives on Twitter shortly after the pre-sentence narrowing the bandwidth to be implemented joined the social media platforms in between. Periscope in March, with an explanation of the world in general would stop their activities in Turkey was no longer appoint representatives outside of social media company Pinterest.
Turkey is the country with the most Twitter
Sanctions were imposed on those who could not appoint a representative
Regulation of Internet of Things Publications and Via These Issues Crimes Committed to Combating Turkey without daily access with the introduction of the Law on Amending the Law into force of more than 1 million foreign-source social networking providers, identifying at least one person as a representative in Turkey obligation was imposed.
In the event that the necessary obligation is not fulfilled within 3 months from the date of the advertising ban decision, the BTK President will be able to apply to the peace judge to reduce the internet traffic bandwidth of the social network provider by 50 percent.
In the event that the said obligation is not fulfilled within 30 days from the implementation of the judge’s decision regarding the acceptance of the application, the President of the BTK will be able to apply to the peace judge to reduce the internet traffic bandwidth of the social network provider up to 90 percent.
Social network providers, if they agree to open a representative office in Turkey, 75 percent of the fines imposed on them until the day he will be forgiven. With the law, problems such as “taxing the digital economy”, “content”, “addressing” and “security” originating from social media are planned to be overcome.