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Experian’s Brazilian subsidiary is facing litigation and regulatory scrutiny over the largest leak in the country’s history, despite not admitting to the breach – a matter that’s shaping up to be the first major challenge for Brazil’s nascent data protection authority.
08 March 2021
Brazil’s highest federal court gained attention from the international privacy community earlier this month when it deemed the right to be forgotten as unconstitutional – but some observers say the ruling will not have much of an effect on big data cases.
26 February 2021
Brazil’s federal supreme court has deemed the right to be forgotten as unconstitutional, in a ruling that will have huge implications for big data and modern technology.
12 February 2021
The Brazilian Data Protection Authority’s agenda is welcome news for observers who feared that the board’s heavily military background would skew enforcement priorities.
05 February 2021
Weak data protection rules in eight major economies are hurting US drug development companies, according to a major trade association of intellectual property owners.
29 January 2021
A Brazilian court has found that Experian’s Brazilian subsidiary violated the LGPD by selling personal data without obtaining consent.
25 November 2020
A Brazilian judge has placed an injunction on what prosecutors say is a data broker operating outside the law, freezing its website and preventing it from collecting or selling more personal information as the case proceeds.
28 October 2020
Brazil’s government has finally appointed decision-makers at its Data Protection Authority – but observers say the military-laden board, which has little experience with data privacy, might not properly enforce the LGPD.
20 October 2020
Bradesco, one of Brazil’s biggest banks, has agreed to pay a €3.6 million fine and committed to sharing customer data with a financial technology app to end an antitrust investigation.
15 October 2020
Privacy advocates have criticised a data localisation bill introduced in Brazil’s House of Representatives as a security risk and antithetical to the LGPD.
30 September 2020
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