On the other hand, near Taksim Square in Istanbul, Istiklal Street is still occupied by thousands of protesters who have gathered to oppose efforts by the government to track and censor Internet use. On January 18 2014 the broad street was filled with inventive civil libertarians:
The #SansureDurDe (Stop Censorship) hashtag shares images of what happened shortly after the peaceful scene of civic dissent you see captured above:
In the United States, dissent has deflated. The United States is not everywhere.