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Brazil's LGPD effective date to be deferred until 2021

Brazil’s LGPD effective date to be deferred until 2021

Brazil’s federal senate has passed an emergency coronavirus bill that includes a provision to delay the country’s data protection law until January 2021. The data protection law, known as the LGPD (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados), was initially set to come into force in August 2020. Some ...
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Brazil fines Facebook USD 1.6 million over Cambridge Analytica case

Brazil’s Ministry of Justice said on Monday it fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais ($1.6 million) for improperly sharing user data. The ministry’s department of consumer protection said it had found that data from 443,000 Facebook users was improperly made available to developers of an ...
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