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Turkish Internet Law

An Introduction to Turkish Internet Law The main legal framework governing the Internet in Turkey is Law numbered 5651, entitled The Law on the Regulation of Broadcasts via Internet and Prevention of Crimes Committed through Such Broadcasts (hereafter ‘Internet Law’). The Internet Law mainly regulates three areas: (1) The legal, criminal and administrative liability of…

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Turkish Data Protection Law (Translation)

Turkish Data Protection Law numbered 6698 (English Translation) TURKISH DATA PROTECTION LAW Law No: 6698Data of Acceptance24.03.2016Official Journal: 07.04.2016 No: 29677 LAW ON THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA CHAPTER ONEPurpose, Scope and Definitions PurposeARTICLE 1 – (1) The purpose of this Law is to protect fundamental rights and freedoms of people, particularly the right to privacy, with respect to processing…

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Turkish Data Protection Law Watchdog

This page is dedicated to the implementation of the Turkish Data Protection Law. I will do my utmost best to share information such as fines issued by the Turkish Data Protection Authority, data breach notifications, prominent cases and any fort-coming regulations under this page. Turkish Data Protection Authority extended the deadline for registration of data…