Skip to comments.Google Brazil president faces arrest order
Posted on 09/26/2012 10:53:18 AM PDT by the_boy_who_got_lost
A Brazilian court said Tuesday that an arrest order was issued against Google Brazil's president over his refusal to remove YouTube videos that "slander" a mayoral candidate.
Electoral authorities in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul said Fabio Jose Silva Coelho committed the crime of "disobedience" by not pulling two videos that "slander, insult and defame" Campo Grande candidate Alcides Bernal.
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Actually it can happen here. Free speech doesn’t apply to libel or slander.
We call it 'mudslinging' here. It's PRETTY POPULAR, and so far it's legal.
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