Tech Roundup: Brazilian Congress’ crackdown on online content

Congress resorts to lawsuits to remove online content, Brazil's first 'bug bounty' startup, and a biotech firm with biological control to fight ticks

Tech Roundup: Brazilian Congress' crackdown on online content
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You’re reading The Brazilian Reports weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Brazilian members of Congress resort to lawsuits to force the removal of content online; the country’s first ‘bug bounty’ startup; and a biotechnology firm introduces biological control to fight ticks among cattle. 

One in three Brazilian lawmakers filed lawsuits to remove online content

Over one-third of members of Congress have gone to court to request the removal of content from blogs, media outlets, and social media. The figure comes from a report by the Brazilian Association...

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