Mega is unlocked after new court decision – Brazil

Access to Mega was being hampered since the beginning of September by Claro, Vivo, Oi and Algar Telecom due to an order from the São Paulo Court of Justice (TJ-SP). It turns out that a new decision by the agency determines that the storage service is unblocked.


According to the TechTudo, which released the information, Mega argued that the decision did not comply with the provisions of the Marco Civil da Internet (Law 12.965 / 2014). For the service, the blockade could occur only after its representatives speak out.

The lawsuit, which is pending in secret, is filed by the Brazilian Pay TV Association (ABTA), which accuses Mega of violating its members’ copyrights. The organization called for the blocking of nine other lesser-known domains.

Still according to the TechTudo, the storage service guaranteed to have removed all content of dubious origin from its platform. In his decision to unblock, Judge Maurício Pessoa understood that the previous order affected the legal use of the platform.

“The lawful activity of the aggravating [Mega] it is compromised and, consequently, the property rights of the users who have contracted with it, inasmuch as the respective contents of which they are entitled are inaccessible ”, said the magistrate.

In your Twitter profile, Mega celebrated the decision of the TJ-SP. The company said its appeal was successful and that providers were notified to allow access to users.

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