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The European Union decides on the need for data subjects active consent for the use of cookies

By Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Juliana Ikeda, Lorena Pretti Serraglio, Isabella Aragão, Camila Chicaroni and Bruna Toniolo | In a recent ruling on privacy and the processing of personal data, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) considered that the consent...

President of the Republic signs, without vetoes, the new Telecommunications Law

The President of the Republic sanctioned, without vetoes, the New Telecommunications Law (Law n. 13.879/2019). Based on Chamber of Deputies Bill n. 79/2016, approved by the Senate, the law amends the Telecommunications Law to allow the adaptation of the telecommunications...

Facebook could be legally compelled to remove illegal content worldwide, according to a ruling by the CJEU

Contrary to Googles (aforementioned) guidance on limiting the territorial scope of the Right to Be Forgotten application, the Court of Justice of the European Union has recognized that European courts may order that Facebook and other storage providers suppress information or...

CJEU decides that the Right to Be Forgotten must apply only to EU member countries

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued a position recognizing the territorial limitation of the Right to Be Forgotten. The opinion was based on the lawsuit filed by CNIL (French Data Protection Regulatory Agency) against Google in 2015, in which the...

Presidential decree discusses governance in data sharing by Public Authorities

Decree n. 10,046/2019, which establishes rules and guidelines for data sharing between direct, local and foundational public administration bodies and entities and the other Public Powers, was recently signed into law by the President of the Republic. This Decree acts in a...

Global Asset Capital compra participación minoritaria en la constructora brasileña Árbore Engenharia

La compañía de capital privado Global Asset Capital (GAC), con sede principal en Londres, compró una participación minoritaria en el capital social del desarrollador inmobiliario brasileño Árbore Engenharia....

Public Civil Suit proposed against the Federal Union and Ceará’s AMC sparks debate on the rise in legal demands regarding privacy and protection of personal data

The Federal District´s State Attorneys’ Office filed Public Civil Suit against the Federal Union and Ceará’s AMS (Autarquia Municipal de Trânsito – Municipal Traffic, Public Services and Citizenship Authority)....

Anatel holds a public hearing to discuss reduction of Internet of Things (IoT) barriers

The National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) held a public hearing at its headquarters to discuss the possibility of reducing regulatory barriers regarding the expansion of Internet of Things – IoT apps (machine to machine communication) in Brazil – related to quality...
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