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Tech Roundup: Bolsonaro’s social media decree unlikely to stand

The most important news on tech and innovation in Brazil this week

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This week. Bolsonaro’s social media decree on the verge of being rejected. Brazilian health techs continue to blossom. Crypto payments are increasingly becoming a part of daily life in Brazil.  

Bolsonaro’s social media decree at risk of being axed

Less than a week after President Jair Bolsonaro issued a provisional decree to prevent social media platforms from removing content and suspending accounts that violate their terms and use, the Supreme Court joined the Senate in questioning the president’s measure. 

Why it matters. Mr. Bolsonaro himself has come under fire for his social media output. In recent months, he...

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