Turkey reportedly blocks Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive and GitHub to stop email leaks


Turkey reportedly blocked cloud storage services including Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft’s OneDrive, as well as code hosting service GitHub on Saturday, according to Turkey Blocks. The government is believed to have done so in a bid to suppress the leak of emails belonging to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak, who is the son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The move to block these services, reported by censorship monitoring group Turkey Blocks, is likely a means to stop people from hosting the email dumps on their accounts and making it more widely available. The 17GB leak,…

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