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· April, 2010

Stories about Brazil from April, 2010

Brazil: Arrest of Indigenous leader increases tension in Bahia

On March 10th, unidentified armed police invaded Serra do Padeiro, a Tupinambá indigenous village, and arrested their leader and later his brother. They are still in prison and their detentions...

Brazil: The Fragility of the Electronic Voting System

Maria Frô republishes [pt] news about a University of Brasília's report uncovering flaws in the electronic voting system: “Let's be aware of this election as they promise unpleasant surprises considering...

Brazil: Blogging Against ACTA

Brazilian cyber-activist João Carlos Caribé calls on bloggers [pt] for a mass blogging against the ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). According to the EFF, the ACTA text will be made public...

Brazil: Blogosphere in support of anti-corruption bill

A bill that seeks to prevent politicians who have committed serious crimes from running in elections is going viral in Brazil, with nearly 2 million signatures in a petition.

Piola: Latin American Valleys in Web Conference

Last Monday March 29th, the Pio.la project, a platform for online web conferences had the first Latin American Valley web conference, where organizers from the different “Valleys” let everyone else...

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