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Tech Roundup: Brazil flirts with restrictive social media decree

The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup is a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil

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This week’s topics: Bolsonaro plans to issue a decree limiting social media companies’ content moderation powers. The semiconductor crisis for Brazilian industries. And how connecting public schools could delay the 5G auction.

Bolsonaro decree could handcuff social media companies

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The Jair Bolsonaro administration is reportedly preparing a presidential decree to drastically limit social media companies’ powers to delete content from their platforms. The text forbids giants...

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