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In what might (really) be the last Why Is This News before Sarah’s baby gets out of private beta, we’re talking about democracy.

Specifically, we discuss the news that India wants to monitor its citizen’s private messages while Brazil is freezing Google’s local accounts in a tussle over anonymity — and we ask: “wait, aren’t those countries supposed to be democracies?” It’s almost as if privacy and censorship issues aren’t black and white.

Video below.