Şimşek, emphasizing that the Internet bureau established on Nov. 23, 2007 within the Department of Telecommunications has been very successful in fighting against offenses committed via the Internet, said most of these Web sites were blocked for violating Article 226 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) on obscenity, Article 227 on prostitution, Article 228 on gambling, Article 13 over the sexual abuse of children and Article 190 on the use of drugs.
Şimşek said the Department of Communications is working on a project to put into service a hotline through which citizens will be able to lodge their complaints. "We'll start a hotline from which everyone will easily be able to reach us and have peace of mind -- and we'll do so as soon as possible," he noted.
Şimşek also stressed those who wish to make a complaint about a Web site can visit
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