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Google Blocks Brazil Videos
2012-09-28 23:06:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, Google´s head of operations in Brazil was briefly detained after his company refused to remove two user-uploaded videos from YouTube. The videos in question allegedly slander a candidate in the mayoral race of Campo Grande in Mato Grosse do Sul. Google had promised to appeal the decision, maintaining their long-held belief that they, as a company, are not responsible for user-uploaded videos. Google, it...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

SAO PAULO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Tourist Board, EMBRATUR, announced today along with Google Brazil, the world's first Google/YouTube brand channel uniquely combining videos and Google maps to provide an interactive online Brazilian tourism experience. Now accessible at www.youtube.com/visitbrasil, the site currently features more than 85 videos from Brazil. This is the first convergence of its kind involving Google Maps into YouTube to date. "While other destinations...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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