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Brazil Lawmakers advise invoice to guard WhatsApp

A Brazilian congressional commission on Wednesday recommended a bill that forbids authorities from blocking off famous messaging programs, simply two days after a judicial order left a hundred million Brazilians with out fb’s WhatsApp. A Brazilian judge on Tuesday overturned a 72-hour suspension of the utility utilized by more or less half the populace of the South American united states, ... Read More »

Facebook VP Says Brazil Jailers Treated Him With Respect

A Facebook Inc executive who spent about 24 hours in a Brazilian jail this week said authorities treated him with respect and that the incident will not slow the company’s expansion in Brazil. Diego Dzodan, a Facebook vice president based in Sao Paulo, was arrested on Tuesday due to a dispute over law enforcement demands for data from the company’s ... Read More »

Facebook Executive Released in Brazil After WhatsApp Data Access Row

Facebook’s vice president for Latin America was released Wednesday, a day after being arrested for refusing to hand over WhatsApp messages to the police investigating a drugs case. Judge Ruy Pinheiro, in Sergipe state, ruled overnight that the detention of Diego Dzodan in Sao Paulo on Tuesday had amounted to “unlawful coercion.” “It seems to me that the extreme measure ... Read More »

Facebook Executive Jailed in Brazil as Court Seeks WhatsApp Data

Brazilian police arrested a senior Facebook Inc executive on Tuesday as a dispute escalated over a court’s demand that the company provide data from its WhatsApp messaging service to help in a secretive drug-trafficking investigation. Court officials in Sergipe state confirmed that a judge had ordered the jailing of Facebook Vice President for Latin America Diego Dzodan. Federal police in ... Read More »