Brazil: Blogs Censored in the Electoral Process

The Brazilian blogosphere is protesting that a blog from Amapá state was inexplicably brought down by its ISP ( even after it complied with an order from the Electoral Justice system. The blog ‘Repiquete no Meio do Mundo‘ was forced to take off the picture of a wall painted with a caricature of the senate candidate José Sarney (a former Brazilian president), and the censored blogger's sister [also a blogger] is now facing the same pressure. Bloggers want to know why ‘Repiquete no Meio do Mundo‘ is down, and the protest is growing.


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