Brazil: WordPress might be blocked

Leonardo Fontes [pt] on the piece of news that WordPress may be blocked in Brazil after a court decision ruled that one specific blog was to be closed down. “Brazil is the country of the “undiscussed”, in every single day it becomes clear that the thing to do is to put tails between legs, lower our heads and let any authoritarian measures go as though it were something in life, an inevitable “it is God who wants this.”

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  • […] falar pelo BlogueIsso! e rapidamente fiz uma notinha, provavelmente minha última na manhã de hoje. Leonardo comenta uma notícia publicada no G1, que […]

  • […] A Justiça Brasileira ordenou a Associação de Provedores de Internet do Brasil a bloquear o acesso a um blog alojado no serviço gratuito do WordPress. […]

  • Hi, Paula.

    The discussion on the wordpress.com blocking in Brazil is spreading the Brazilian blogosphere. Good idea to talk about that on Global Voices too.

  • […] Globo Voices Online is similarly apocalyptic, citing (in bad translation) another one of those independent citizen bloggers who just happens to bring to bring home a salary from the Clan Marinho — in this case, the editor of a Globo news portal in Ceará: “Brazil is the country of the “undiscussed”, in every single day it becomes clear that the thing to do is to put tails our between legs, lower our heads and let any authoritarian measures go as though it were something in life, an inevitable “it is God who wants this.” […]

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