Brazilian senate to hear Google, Facebook and Twitter amid COVID-19 probe

A Brazilian senate committee has called representatives of Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify in an ongoing probe into the federal government handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Bolsonaro has posted several times treatments with little scientific grounding such as hydroxychloquine and invermectin as an alternative to proven methods such as social distancing and vaccines. During senate proceedings, Senator Omar Aziz said that these tech companies will testify as witnesses regarding alleged crimes committed via their intermediation, however the companies could also eventually come under investigation themselves.