The Supreme Court in Brazil Has Just Ordered The Ban of Telegram in the Country

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by Chris Black

The order is directed at app stores, ISPs, and backbone services.

It states Telegram has failed to take down accounts linked to a target of the investigation, a supporter of President Bolsonaro.

The order banning Telegram also puts citizens on notice of a BRL100,000 fine (~1000x the national minimum wage) for circumventing the ban.

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Telegram has been uncooperative with Brazilian courts, the order notes, and drawn attention of authorities concerned with “misinformation”.

It is estimated 60% of Brazilians have Telegram installed.

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