Brazil elections 2022: Electoral Court and Telegram agree to combat “disinformation”

The battle over what is true or false, who gets to decide, and whether and how to punish offenders, is tearing at the very fabric of the country’s young democracy.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On May 17, Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) and the instant messaging social network Telegram signed an agreement to combat the spread of false news through the platform. With the measure, a channel will be opened to receive complaints and disseminate official information about the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?