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|Brazil Files Lawsuit Over Police Trap Tweets|
| 6:31 pm on Feb 7, 2012 (gmt 0)|
Brazil Files Lawsuit Over Police Trap Tweets [bbc.co.uk]
|The Brazilian government has filed a lawsuit against Twitter, demanding that the firm remove accounts in the country that warn citizens of police speed traps and roadblocks. |
The authorities are concerned the service is undermining its efforts to tackle drink-driving in the country.
The lawsuit also orders Twitter to pay 500,000 reals ($290,000; £183,000) for each day that it does not comply with the request.
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