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Facebook bows to Brazil judge, blocks 12 accounts

News18 | 02/08/2020 10:04 AM | Click to read full article

Brazil Facebook announced Saturday it has obeyed a Brazilian judge's order for a worldwide block on the accounts of 12 of President Jair Bolsonaros supporters who are under investigation for allegedly running a fake news network.

People from IP locations in Brazil were not capable of seeing these Pages and Profiles even if the targets had changed their IP location.