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Comment: Brazil’s data protection authority must weigh educational, punitive roles to ensure proper law enforcement

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 21 Oct 2020 16:41
  • 06 Nov 2020 07:31
The Brazilian data protection authority, expected to be put in place soon, will have to find a balance between its educational and punitive roles to facilitate effective data-privacy enforcement in the long-term.

In his first speech since being appointed as president-director of the new data protection authority, Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Junior said

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America


Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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