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Tech Roundup: Brazil advances privatization of data controllers

Weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Bolsonaro expected to cave on Huawei ban; the privatization of state-owned data-controlling companies moves forward; and energy producers turn to fintechs.

Privatization of state-owned IT companies moves forward

After the government’s privatization agenda stalled in 2020, the Economy Ministry is keen not to waste any time this year, initiating studies to privatize a number of IT firms, including the Federal Data Processing Service (Serpro), Dataprev — which manages social security databases — and telecoms company...

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