Tech Roundup: The importance of a national data council

Brazil's Data Protection Council is one step closer to creation, which will give regulators a huge boost in decision-making and research

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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: important progress made in Brazilian data protection regulation, how Latin Americans shop online, and Central Bank launches open banking privacy rules

Regulator takes big step toward assembling national data privacy council

This week, Brazilian data protection regulator ANPD announced a shortlist of 122 candidates to join the National Data Protection Council. This consultative body will be tasked with providing input on the ANPD board’s decisions, helping to create a data privacy culture in Brazilian society,...

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