11th Criminal Court of Peace of Ankara, Ataturk, No. 2007/1431

Document type
Court Decision
This is the first decision issuing an order to block access to certain YouTube pages (URL access ban). The blocking order was issued because YouTube contained 8 videos involving defamatory statements about Ataturk contrary to article 8(1)(b) of Law No. 5651 and Law on crimes committed against Ataturk (Law No. 5816 of 1951).
Topic, claim, or defense
Defamation or Personality Rights
Document type
Court Decision
Issuing entity
Lowest Domestic Court
Type of service provider
Host (Including Social Networks)
Internet Access Provider (Including Mobile)
OSP obligation considered
Block or Remove
General effect on immunity
Weakens Immunity
General intermediary liability model
Takedown/Act Upon Court Order