The Association has been established with the addition of 6/A Article which was added in February 6, 2014 to the Law No. 5651 on the Arrangement of Publications Made on the Internet and the Struggle Against the Crimes Processed through These Publications and “with the purpose of ensuring the implementation of the access blocking decisions beyond the scope of Article 8 of this law.”
The Association which is headquartered in Ankara, has private law legal entity. Its main duty is to transmitting the access blocking decisions that are not covered by Article 8 of Law No. 5651 to the access providers and implementing through providing coordination.
The necessity of membership of all Internet service providers authorized under the Law on Electronic Communications numbered 5809 and other operators providing Internet access service to the Association, whose working principles and procedures are determined by the Association regulation, is regulated by Law No. 5651. The management of the Association, which is envisaged to be formed from these members, is also carried out by the General Assembly and the Board of Directors established by again these managers.