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Mashable: More bad news for the Internet in Turkey

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:10 -- Eva Prkachin

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hates the Internet. No seriously, he actually said that.

Article by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai for Mashable

It's hard to find a politician who says what he really thinks.

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is one who's not afraid to speak his mind — even if his words are incendiary. The former prime minister reiterated his disdain for the Internet on Thursday, ironically during a conference about press freedom.

"I am increasingly against the Internet every day," he said during a meeting with the press freedom organizations the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the International Press Institute (IPI), according to multiple news reports.

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