Brazilian Facebook director released after 24 hours




Diego Dzodan, vice president of Facebook Latin America Wednesday released after about 24 hours in the cell have been. The chief executive was arrested because a court will have information of WhatsApp, which the company says not to give.

A judge has the decision of a lower court to Dzodan address declared invalid, writes BBC Brasil. The top man was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a criminal investigation, where a sentence of three to eight years in state. According to the judge Dzodan did not act with the intent to impede the investigation and the arrest thus illegal.

A court in Brazil has been trying to force WhatsApp some time to release talks of an alleged drug gang. WhatsApp says not to because it does not save chats on its servers. The court imposed fines and decided then that nothing out Tuesday to proceed with arrests of Facebook CEO Dzodan. WhatsApp itself has no office in Brazil but is owned by Facebook.


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