Tech Roundup: Data privacy as a basic human right

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the main pieces of news regarding technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Data privacy, automation, cryptocurrencies, and more. Happy reading!

Data privacy: a basic right?

The Brazilian Senate approved a constitutional amendment which would make personal data protection a basic human right in the country. If the bill now passes in the House of Representatives, only the federal government will be able to legislate on data treatment and protection.

This piece of legislation falls in line with a larger move towards giving citizens more data privacy. In...

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