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Knight Ridder/Centre Daily Times: Brazil Has Become a Trailblazer in Computer Use

Sep 23, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Chang)

"While Brazilians live with levels of poverty and violence that mark them as Third World citizens, they are emerging as trailblazers in the kind of high technology that's propelling many First World economies.

"Evolving fields such as open-source software, online banking and social networking through the Internet are finding a welcome home in this nation of more than 180 million people. So are legions of sophisticated hackers, who regularly make international headlines with their exploits..."

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