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Censorship In The Americas: Google Brazil Chief Just Released From Custody

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http://techcrunch.com – Government censorship isn’t confined to the religious hotbeds of the Eastern Hemisphere: Google’s top executive in Brazil was just released from custody after YouTube refused to take down a video critical of a local candidate. The recently freed Fabio Jose Silva Coelho is set for an undetermined court hearing after YouTube did not remove a salacious video allegedly revealing details of a mayoral candidate demanding her lover get an abortion. Since 1965, Brazil bans content that “offend the dignity or decorum” of the electoral process. “Google is appealing the deci (IT news)