Recent ICTA Decision Regarding Social Network Providers

7 April 2023

The Information and Communication Technologies Board has recently accepted “Procedures and Principles Regarding the Social Network Providers” (“Procedure and Principles”) with its decision dated 28.03.2023 and numbered 2023/DK-ID/119, and the Procedures and Principles has been published in the Official Gazette dated 01.04.2023 and numbered 23150. Procedures and Principles give more insight regarding the obligations of social network providers and administrative sanctions to be imposed in case of a failure to comply with these obligations as envisaged by the Additional Article 4 of the Law No. 5651 on the Regulation of Broadcasts on the Internet and the Prevention of Crimes Committed through Such Broadcast.

Significant provisions introduced by the Procedures and Principles are briefly summarized in our information note attached.

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Güner Law Office