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Brazilian Judge Tells Carriers To Block WhatsApp

  • Reuters, Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:23 PM
For the third time in eight months, a Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to WhatsApp. “The decision … in the southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro applies to Brazil's five wireless carriers,” Reuters reports. “The reason for the order was not known due to legal secrecy in an ongoing case, and will only be lifted once Facebook surrenders data.”

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