Social media to be followed from 'Blue Room'

Transport Ministry has been mobilized after social media was used as a weapon of disinformation during the Taksim Gezi Park incidents. The ministry will create a unit to tracking criminal networks.

Social media to be followed from 'Blue Room'

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Ministry of Transport will follow up on the social media that was used to ignite the Taksim Gezi Park incidents.

According to a Yeni Safak report, for now on illegal activities conducted through social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook will be deciphered by the ministry in the “Blue Room.”

The center was named the “Blue Room” after the blue color used by the social networking sites that will be tracked.

Messages containing criminal activity which are sent from fake Twitter and Facebook accounts will be identified by experts from the Blue Room.

After the National Security Council decided on a fight against cyberterror, an operation was launched for the creation of a cyberterror shield.

Such efforts also seek to curb hacking, and to prevent hackers such as Redhack from attacking public institutions and organizations.

With the determining of the 29-article action plan, the process have commenced for the establishment of the National Cyber Response Centre (USOM) which will operate 24/7.

Initiatives have also begun for the creation of the Cyber Events Response Center (SOMA). 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Temmuz 2013, 10:53