Welcome to our Tech Roundup, where we bring you Brazil’s biggest stories on technology and innovation. This week: Government shelves project to curb anti-democratic content on social media through a provisional decree.
Brazil pivots on social media regulation
At the end of January, Justice Minister Flávio Dino said that he would imminently present President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva with a project to curb the spread of anti-democratic speech on social media, in the form of a provisional decree. But after the idea was criticized by House moments and digital rights activists, the government has decided to bury it.