75,000 Turks Arrested So Far for Downloading Encrypted Messaging App


Source: Hacker News


 
WARNING: If you are Turkish and using or have installed ByLock—a little-known encrypted messaging app—you could be detained by Turkish authorities.

You might be thinking why???

Because using this app in Turkish is illegal since last year.

The background story begins here...
Remember the deadliest Turkey's failed coup attempt?

In July 2016, a section of the Turkish military launched a coordinated operation—by deploying soldiers, tanks on the streets of major Turkish cities—to topple the government and unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.



Cont’d.

LINK:
http://thehackernews.com/2017/09/turkish-coup-bylock-messenger.html


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