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Could Brazil’s data protection law be enforced next week?

We’re covering the confusion around Brazil’s data protection law. What is going on in the Brazilian job market? And a sad threshold to be crossed in Brazil’s Covid-19 fight.

Pandemic fuels confusion around Brazil’s data protection law

Approved in 2018, Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD) was originally set to come into force this month, but the government issued a decree postponing its application to May 2021. However, Congress could make a U-turn and revert to the initial dates — meaning that companies would be required to comply with new data protection requirements as soon as August 14.


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