The Telegram ban in Brazil has been lifted

Brazil lifted its Telegram ban after that of the country The Supreme Court blocked the messaging app on Friday for failing to comply with court orders, according to a report by The New York Times.

The court reversed its ban after Telegram made several changes to keep misinformation at bay in the country, including removing classified information shared by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and deleting accounts of Allan dos Santos, a Activists and Bolsonaro supporter accused of spreading disinformation.

In addition, Telegram has promised to flag posts with false information and promote those with factual information. Also, its staff will keep a close eye on the 100 most popular channels in Brazil, the NYT reports.

With over 1.1 million subscribers on the platform, Telegram has become a preferred communication channel for current Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro under investigation for disclosure of police documents and was accused dissemination of false information in the past.

Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes, an opponent of President Bolsonaro, ordered the app’s ban, which ended up lasting just two days. As Pavel Durov, CEO of Telegram explains, his company did not act earlier because You checked the wrong email inbox and could not see the messages from the Supreme Court of Brazil. The Telegram ban in Brazil has been lifted

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