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📣 Bolsonaro’s hedge from big tech

Good morning! Today, Bolsonaro launches his own social media platform — of sorts. Wind power could see a boost with new decree. Electoral authorities decide on free campaign airtime.

How Bolsonaro is preparing for social media bans

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Bolsonaro during a meeting with schoolchildren. Photo: Isac Nóbrega/PR

On Monday, Jair Bolsonaro announced the launch of “Bolsonaro TV,” a cell phone app that gathers all of the president’s social media posts into a single platform. The owner of the app is listed as being a man who works in the office of Rio de Janeiro City Councilor Carlos Bolsonaro, the president’s second-eldest son — as his community manager of sorts.

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