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Brazil’s new data protection legislation, explained

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In a 2016 book titled L’Homme Nu (literally “The Naked Man”), French authors Marc Dugain and Christophe Labbé discuss how tech giants own our data – and essentially our lives. Being able to sell our private data to the highest bidder is, in the authors’ opinion, the real danger of the century. Not terrorism, not… Read More »

Cryptocurrencies grow in Brazil, but regulation remains a hurdle

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Before crashing by around 70 percent in 2018, Bitcoin – the world’s most popular cryptocurrency – experienced an off-the-charts valorization, peaking at USD 20,000 in December 2017. The “Bitcoin frenzy” that took over the world also enveloped Brazil, as local exchanges observed a major rise in turnover and clients amounted to over 1.4 million people.… Read More »


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