[Ed. – Kind of the next step, after summarily firing 14,000 law enforcement officers in one week. This doesn’t end well.]
The Turkish government has blocked access to Wikipedia, alleging that the online encyclopedia is running a “smear campaign” against Turkey.
“Instead of coordinating against terrorism, it has become part of an information source which is running a smear campaign against Turkey in the international arena,” Turkey’s communications ministry said, according to Anadolu Agency, a Turkish government news service. …
The communications ministry did not specify which of Wikipedia’s entries it has problems with, but it said they website shows “Turkey in coordination and aligned with various terrorist groups.”