Progress

Current status
adopted
20 Oct 2022 adopted

Scope

Implementers
Brazil
Policy Area
Content moderation
Policy Instrument
Content moderation regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: user-generated content
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
other regulatory body
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

20 Oct 2022
adopted

Issued resolution for removal of false and defamatory content from digital platforms during elections

On 20 October 2022, the Brazilian Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) approved a resolution to combat misinformation published in digital platforms that are considered to compromise the integrity of the presidential electoral process. The resolution em…

Source
Event type order
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body other regulatory body