Progress

Current status
adopted
13 Oct 2022 adopted
26 May 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Turkey
Policy Area
Content moderation
Policy Instrument
Content moderation regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: user-generated content
Government Branch
legislature
Government Body
parliament
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

13 Oct 2022
adopted

Adopted Bill regulating social media and Internet journalism

On 13 October 2022, the Turkish Parliament adopted the Bill regulating social media and Internet journalism, also known as the "disinformation law". The Bill incorporates Internet news sites in the scope of the Press Law and will make misinformation…

Source
Event type law
Action type adoption
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
26 May 2022
under deliberation

Introduced Bill regulating social media and Internet journalism

On 26 May 2022, the AK Party and MHP deputies submitted to the Turkish Parliament a Bill proposing to regulate and make criminally punishable the dissemination on social media of misinformation and false accusations that could endanger the country’s…

Source
Event type law
Action type introduction
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament