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🔓 A major blow to privacy rights

Good morning! Today, the Brazilian government’s decision allowing itself to sell citizens’ private data. The D-day for Eletrobras. And the vote of confidence Central Bank workers are giving their bosses.

Public data company can sell people’s information

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An ordinance published by the Federal Revenue Service in yesterday’s federal register has flown completely under the radar, despite its massive implications. The document allows Serpro, the federal data processing service, to charge third parties for access to its database.

In other words… Serpro can now sell personal data it holds.

Why it matters. The company holds a de facto monopoly on developing platforms...

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