In Brazil, Google is in the middle of a battle over free speech
Craig Timberg and Paula MouraHere’s a quiz: Google received more than 1,900 requests from governments worldwide to remove content from its various services last year. Which country led the planet in this dubious category, with 418 such demands?
China? Iran? Syria?
No. It was democratic, pluralistic, economically vibrant Brazil.
Many Brazilians were mortified last week when a judge detained Google’s top official in the nation over a YouTube video that had stirred ire in a mayoral campaign.
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"In Brazil, Google is in the middle of a battle over free speech", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2012. Consulté le 25/09/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-brazil-google-is-in-the-middle-of-a-battle-over-free-speech