Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Revokes Suspension of Telegram Messaging App

Far-left Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes reversed his ruling to suspend the Telegram app on Sunday after the messaging company complied with Brazilian authorities to ‘block accounts that allegedly spread disinformation.’

The far-left Supreme Court judge ordered the suspension of Telegram in the country on Friday because Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters are able to use it to communicate freely and were not censored.

Typical fascist.

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Orders Suspension of Telegram Because President Bolsonaro’s Supporters Can Get Free and Uncensored Information on the Platform

Obviously, Brazilian socialists are much like their American counterparts.  Bolsonaro is waging the same assaults from the left today in Brazil as President Trump did here in the US.

Reuters reported:

Brazil’s Supreme Court revoked on Sunday an order suspending the use of messaging app Telegram in the country after the company complied with court requests to block accounts that allegedly spread disinformation, according to a statement on the court’s website.

Telegram founder Pavel Durov responded by apologizing for the company’s “negligence” in replying to court orders.

Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and his supporters have increasingly relied upon Telegram as a form of mass communication as larger tech companies like Meta, which owns messaging app WhatsApp, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter have adhered to Supreme Court orders to drop offending accounts over allegedly spreading disinformation.

Moraes had given a Sunday deadline for Telegram to comply with its orders, including freezing accounts belonging to Allan dos Santos, an activist linked to Bolsonaro.

In the Supreme Court statement, Moraes said Telegram had shown “full compliance.”

“I revoke the decision of complete suspension of the operation of Telegram in Brazil,” he added.

Telegram has appointed Alan Campos Elias Thomaz as its legal representative in Brazil, the court statement said, fulfilling a key request.

Moraes’ move further stoked debate about freedom of speech in politically polarized Brazil in the latest chapter in the crusading justice’s battle with Bolsonaro and his allies.

The justice has been leading a series of Supreme Court investigations into Bolsonaro and his supporters for disseminating fake news – probes that have enraged many on the right and raised questions about judicial overreach.

Bolsonaro had decried the suspension as “inadmissible.”

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