Lawfuel.com- The model Daniela Cicarelli, who sued over her online sex video has ignited a debate in Brazil over internet freedom. The privacy-based lawsuit is the first Brazilian effort to block access to an international Web site.
The current controversy was sparked when a video of Cicarelli, the ex-wife of Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo, and her boyfriend, Renato Malzoni Filho, appeared on YouTube. Shot by a Spanish journalist, the five-minute video showed the two having sex on a Spanish beach.
Brazilian officials are seeking tighter controls in the interests of making the Net a safer place, they say.
Brazil has become known as a haven for hackers and online fraudsters.