The Chinese site “Dictok”, which specializes in producing and publishing short video clips, has announced that it will begin appointing a local legal representative in Turkey.
Turkey’s Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Omar Bati Zion decided on Friday, January 8, via Twitter that the Dictoc site would appoint a representative in Turkey without giving a specific date.
He explained that the decision was made after talks between Turkey and the Chinese platform.
Zion pointed out that the end of the “TechTalk” site came after a similar conclusion of “Vontaktte” and “YouTube”.
Dictoc has announced that it will appoint a representative after VK and YouTube.
It is our hope that other social networking providers will report their representatives and fulfill their obligations.
– Dr. OMER FATİH SAYAN (atofatsayan) January 8, 2021
He called on other social networks to take similar action and appoint representatives in Turkey.
On December 16, 2020, the YouTube site announced the appointment of a local legal representative in Turkey.
At the time, the company said it was Took care of Part of its commitment to transparency, freedom of expression and access to information is its continued compliance with local laws and regulations in the countries in which it operates.
On December 3, 2020, Netflix, an American company specializing in producing and releasing movies and plays, announced its intention to open an office in Istanbul.
According to the company, the number of subscribers to its services has reached 195 million, and more than three million Turkish subscribers They use Netflix.
In early November 2020, Turkish authorities imposed financial fines on social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Tick Tock for failing to open representative offices of companies and sites in Turkey within the framework of a law regulating the work of those networks in the country.
On July 29, 2020, the Turkish Parliament approved: Draft resolution “Regulating the work of social networking sites”, according to which social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter should open representative offices in Turkey, which will reach an average of more than one million people a day.
A newspaper reported that Turkish authorities had threatened to block access to these networks if they did not respond.Vinnie Twilight“Turkey.
It is a Chinese application owned by the Chinese company “Pit Dance”.
It was launched in September 2016 and has seen the fastest growth of a mobile app in the world, with the number of users of the app reaching 150 million active users daily.
The app has over 800 million downloads worldwide, of which 80 million are in the United States.