Turkey’s decision to block access to popular websites has prompted many citizens to evade the ban using Google’s domain name service. Now Google reports that most Turkish internet service providers are masquerading as Google DNS, presumably to spy on users. The move comes a week after reports emerged that Turkey had begun blocking access to Google DNS. „We have received several credible reports and confirmed with our own research that Google’s Domain Name System (DNS) service has been intercepted,“ Google said in a blog post.

A DNS routes the domain name you type into your browser to the IP address of that site. In the early days of Turkey’s crackdown on social media, Turkish citizens were able to restore their access to Twitter and…

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