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Brazilian government files lawsuit against Twitter

The Brazilian government has filed a lawsuit against Twitter and its users in a bid to stop publication of messages alerting drivers to police speed traps and drunk-driving checkpoints. The suit was filed in a federal court in the central-west state of Goias. Brazil has asked for the “immediate suspension…

No new ‘drunk driving’ apps for Apple

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Apple, in a move hailed by a group of US senators, has agreed not to allow any new iPhone applications in the App Store that identify police drunk-driving checkpoints. Senators Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Frank Lautenberg and Tom Udall urged Apple, Blackberry maker Research In Motion and…