(Guardian) - Judge orders the arrest of Fabio Jose Silva Coelho for failing to take down YouTube videos attacking a mayoral candidate
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.
The legal challenges underline broader questions about Google's responsibility for content uploaded by third parties to its websites, such as an anti-Islam video that sparked a wave of protests and violence in the Muslim world... Source/Origin >> Read More