iPhone rights in Brazil Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 3:37 pm. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple Marcus Mendes, who lives in Brazil, posted his thoughts on the “iPhone” situation. Zé Miguel Apple should just give it a different name in Brazil, but we all know what is going to happen. In the end it’s just business… and the fifth most populated country in the world can’t be ignored. Moeskido Mendes suggests this gives Brazil a bad name. I disagree; it just gives squatters a bad name.