From: The Guardian, 20 September 2013
Brazil’s controversial plan to extricate the internet from US control | World news | theguardian.com.
Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff is proposing a controversial set of measures to wrestle Brazil’s internet from US control. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP
When Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff postponed her official visit to the US in protest of National Security Agency spying activities on Tuesday, it seemed like a routine bit of diplomatic posturing.
But another one of her proposals could perhaps be more significant: a set of measures intended to extricate the internet in Brazil from under the influence of the …