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Brazil Supreme Court no longer set to rule on content-moderation restrictions after Congress squashes rules

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 16 Sep 2021 17:30
  • 21 Sep 2021 09:57
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court no longer needs to rule on President Jair Bolsonaro's effort to restrict content moderation by social media companies, after the Senate declined to take up the provisional presidential measure Tuesday, effectively killing it.
In a decision yesterday, Justice Rosa Weber declared moot seven appeals filed by

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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