Brazil has been an outspoken critic of the NSA's electronic eavesdropping program, and especially of the private companies that have gone along with it. This week, Brazil's government adopted a wide-ranging law to rein in what it sees as digital abuses.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has postponed a state visit to the US next month because of allegations leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Brazilians are angry that the US has been intercepting their emails and phone calls.
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