…at least, not everywhere…
“This is an important development. For a long time we have made a call to Internet firms in Turkey: ‘You are operating in this country, you must be resident here’,” Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim said.
“Finally, this sharing site (YouTube) has decided to reside in Turkey. It is now operating under ‘com.tr’,” he told reporters, referring to Turkey’s Internet domain initials.
YouTube released a brief statement on Monday saying it had launched its Turkish website, which would give users a “Turkish-language experience with great, locally relevant content”. It made no mention of any dispute with the Turkish government.