Mark Zuckerberg also suggested that the ban had come about because of Whats App’s “efforts to protect people’s data”.
The judge didn’t specify who the injunction had been brought by.
Brazil has long been seen as a beacon of internet freedom, but has been increasingly restricting internet connections in recent months.
The i Shares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF plunged 18% to .10 in morning action Thursday as the country’s opposition lawmakers called for President Michel Temer to resign after a bribery allegation.
Brazilian newspaper O Globo reported Wednesday that Temer encouraged a top businessman to buy the silence of a jailed former congressional leader, and the report has threatened to spark a new bout of political turmoil, a Wall Street Journal story said.
Telegram said that since the ban went into effect it had received millions of new sign ups.
It has a lot of different features, but the main value that you can get from this site is being able to connect with Brazilian conversation partners.
Many Brazilians enter this site with the intention of improving their English and/or helping foreigners learn Portuguese.
Importantly, each member can also customize their profile preferences and can restrict information that appears on their profile from their friends and/or others (not on the friends list).
Another feature is that any member can add any other member on Orkut to his/her "Crush List" and both of them will be informed only when both parties have added each other to their "Crush List".The website was named after its creator, Google employee Orkut Büyükkökten.