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Turkey keeps YouTube ban after court backtrack

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YouTube will remain blocked in Turkey, despite the end to a similar controversial ban on Twitter, after a court backtracked on an earlier ruling to grant access to the video-sharing site. 

Turkey blocked YouTube after it was used to spread recordings allegedly of top-level security talks on Syria

The court in the capital Ankara on Friday lifted a March 27 government decision blocking access to YouTube, saying the blanket ban violated human rights, and instead restricting 15 videos.

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