15th Administrative Court of Ankara, The Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB) v Presidency of Telecommunications and Communication (TIB), Information and Telecommunication Authority (BTK), No. 2014/511

Document type
Court Decision
The Court in Ankara ordered TIB to stay the execution of a blocking order banning access to Twitter in Turkey after receiving an appeal filled by the Turkish Bar Association, Turkish Journalists Association and the Deputy President of the Nationalist Movement Party, Oktay Vural, directly against the decision of TIB. Shortly thereafter, the ban on Twitter was lifted also in response to a decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court (see above).
Topic, claim, or defense
General or Non-Specified
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
Strengthens Immunity