Brazil made good on its promise today and detained the country's head of operations for Google, according to the Associated Press.
The debacle began last week when Google refused to remove denigrating video clips of a politician from YouTube as ordered by a Brazilian judge. Laws in the country limit public criticism of political candidates.
Since Google failed to remove the clips, Judge Flavio Peren initiated a statewide, 24-hour suspension of Google and YouTube, while also ordering the arrest of Google executive Fabio Jose Silva Coelho.
According to the Associated Press, Brazil's federal police said that Coelho should … Read more