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Brazilian judge calls for independent data-protection authority, alleges institutional links with presidency

By Caio Rinaldi
  • 12 Nov 2020 17:03
  • 13 Nov 2020 09:47
The newly created Brazilian data-protection authority's structure presents substantial challenges for the effective implementation of the country’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD), said Superior Court of Justice Judge Ricardo Villas Bôas Cueva. The agency's institutional link to the Brazilian Presidential Office is the first hurdle the country must overcome, he said.

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