In the 1980s, Brazil had a large domestic computer industry.

Dozens of Brazilian-owned companies - employing tens of thousands of Brazilians - producing tens of thousands of Brazilian PCs.

In the 1970s, a small set of Brazilian government bureaucrats recognized the growing importance of the computer industry. And in a bold move, they reserved the most exciting part of that market exclusively for Brazilian firms.

These protections helped develop an industry ... but only for so long. In this video, we are going to review the Brazilian computer industry.

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