Author: M.Karatas

Turkish journalist Kang Dundal launched Özgürüz (translated as ‘We are free’) with his colleague Heiko Baghdad. Both journalists moved to Germany to join the initiative after facing persecution for their professional activities in Turkey. Christian Mir, director of the German chapter of Reporters Without Borders, welcomed the launch. “Özgürüz” is supported by the German survey platform “Correctiv”, which operates as a non-profit organization, so the survey website is bilingual and caters to both German and Turkish audiences. “We want to inform the Turkish people while shedding light on Turkish public affairs for the German audience,” Dundar explained, adding that the…

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Turkish administrator of Istanbul High School denies allegations of banning Christmas celebrations and singing at school, canceling Sunday celebrations after German media reported such fake news and caused outrage said it was actually the proposal of the German department of the school to do v. Turkey. German teachers at a famous Turkish-German high school in Istanbul complained that they had been ordered not to teach Christmas customs in their classrooms. claimed. After the news containing the allegations was published in a major German newspaper, the school decided to issue a statement to clear up all misunderstandings on the issue. The…

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Readers of the popular German-language tabloid Bild believe that it Ban Try accessing the publication’s site with an ad blocker enabled. Starting Tuesday, if you try to access Bild.de with an active browser extension such as AdBlock Plus or uBlock Origin, you will receive a message (in German) that says: “With Adblocker enabled, you will not be able to access Bild. De.” The new policy won’t affect anti-tracking extensions like NoScript and Privacy Badger, but they effectively accomplish the same thing as ad blockers. Bild’s ad blocking prevention stance. Publisher Axel Springer SE requires visitors to Bild to turn off…

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Readers of the popular German-language tabloid Bild believe that it Ban Try accessing the publication’s site with an ad blocker enabled. Starting Tuesday, if you try to access Bild.de with an active browser extension such as AdBlock Plus or uBlock Origin, you will receive a message (in German) that says: “With Adblocker enabled, you will not be able to access Bild. De.” The new policy won’t affect anti-tracking extensions like NoScript and Privacy Badger, but they effectively accomplish the same thing as ad blockers. Bild’s ad blocking prevention stance. Publisher Axel Springer SE asks visitors to Bild to turn off…

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A German newscaster has sparked a great deal of controversy after using an evening TV slot to wage a verbal war on those who racistly attack refugees.Anja Reschke outraged how worryingly common it is now to publish “hate tirades” under one’s real name, in a comment he believes contributed to an “increase in extreme right-wing acts” including arson. expressed.“Until recently, such commentators were hidden behind pseudonyms, but now these things are being broadcast under their real names,” she said in a two-minute segment that quickly went viral. .”Apparently it’s no longer embarrassing. Conversely, when people respond to statements like ‘dirty…

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Markus Beckedahl (left) is Editor-in-Chief of Netzpolitik.org. André Meister (right) is the site’s editor. Both men are specifically named under investigation for possible treason in Germany. A well-known German political and technical news website is received (English translation here) Two of the site’s top editors are being investigated for treason after they released classified government documents earlier this year in a nearly unprecedented letter from a German federal prosecutor. Two previous articles on Netzpolitik.org, one in February and the other in April, detail proposals for increased surveillance of social networks by the intelligence agency Federal Office for Constitutional Protection. “I…

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German news publishers are picking up where the Belgians left off. It’s a now less proud tradition of suing Google for being on the list rather than choosing to opt out. This time, the publisher wants his 11% cut in Google’s revenue related to listings. The news comes from Jeff Jarvis, who calls on a group representing about half of Germany’s major news publishers to pay Google 11% of the revenue associated with listing links and descriptions of their content. It writes that it has initiated an arbitration process. As of August 1, 2013, the actual lawsuit (in German) from…

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A major German publisher has allowed Google to continue using content on its news pages as stricter online copyright rules went into effect on Thursday. However, they claimed their dispute with the search giant over paying for content wasn’t over. Earlier this year, Google said it would only show material from German publishers who “opted-in” to include free snippets in Google News. The move comes after German parliamentarians passed a publisher-backed copyright law that stipulates how news aggregators such as Google can display content from other companies. Internet companies warn the law would amount to a tax on search engines,…

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