Google executive in Brazil faces arrest over video

Google executive in Brazil faces arrest over video
A judge in Brazil has ordered the arrest of Google’s most senior executive in the country after the company failed to take down YouTube videos attacking a local mayoral candidate.Google is appealing the order to arrest Fabio Jose Silva Coelho, which follows a similar decision taken earlier another Brazilian election judge. In that case, a judge found a senior executive responsible for violating local election law. That decision was overturned last week.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/26/brazil-google-executive-arrest-videoAlso see:Brazil Judge Orders Arrest of Google Executive
A Brazilian court ordered the arrest of the head of Google Inc.’s local operations for not taking down YouTube videos that criticized a mayoral candidate running in November’s elections.The order of arrest for the executive, Fabio José Silva Coelho, was prompted by two videos on YouTube that criticized a candidate running for the mayor’s office in the city of Campo Grande, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, a court spokeswoman said. The warrant “is now in the hands of the federal police,” she said.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444813104578018673571930046.htmlGoogle executive in Brazil faces arrest over elections law
An elections court in Brazil has ordered the arrest of Google’s most senior executive in the country after the company failed to take down YouTube videos attacking a local mayoral candidate.Google is appealing the order, which follows a similar decision by another Brazilian election judge. In that case, a judge found another senior executive responsible for violating local election law. That decision was overturned last week.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/09/26/uk-google-brazil-election-idUKBRE88P01220120926
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/09/26/film-protests-brazil-idINDEE88P01920120926

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