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Today In History: Turkey Sends Corruption A Message By Flipping The Bird

West coast time, here. It is still March 21, 2014, for another 1.5 hours.  Otherwise, consider this yesterday in history. Either way, we posit that this is one of the most epic failures, ever. Submitted to the time capsule, and review pending.

I don’t want people thinking I am scum. Let me do a really crappy thing and shut down Twitter, to prove that I am not scum, and to keep people from talking about me for a week or so.

Oops?

The Turkish government’s court-ordered block of Twitter has been denounced by many as an attempt to quell allegations of official misdeeds. But the government’s threats have not stopped with Twitter; Google has reportedly declined Turkey’s request to remove YouTube videos that allege government corruption, sources told The Wall Street Journal. Full Story

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