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Over-the-top applications like WhatsApp have replaced telecoms services as the world's preferred method of electronic communication. As more and more of these services offer end-to-end encryption, governments are having to rethink how they get hold of information that was once easily accessible.
09 April 2019
Opice Blum Bruno Abrusio e Vainzof has added data security lawyer Henrique Fabretti Moraes to its São Paulo office.
04 April 2019
The Brazilian Senate has approved a bill that requires citizens and companies to request exclusion from a consumer credit score database if they do not want to be automatically added.
22 March 2019
A Brazilian senator has proposed an amendment to the country’s constitution that would make data protection a fundamental right and bar states and municipalities from creating data protection legislation.
21 March 2019
TozziniFreire in São Paulo has promoted ten associates to partner, including cybersecurity and data privacy lawyer Carla do Couto Battilana.
21 March 2019
The Brazilian Department of Consumer Protection and Defence – known as Senacon – has filed two lawsuits against Facebook.
15 March 2019
The Brazilian Department of Consumer Protection and Defence – known as Senacon – has accused telecoms operator Oi of collecting user navigation data by redirecting consumers that enter faulty domain names to its webpage.
14 March 2019
Daniel Law has added the head of Opice Blum Bruno Abrusio e Vainzof’s data protection practice to its São Paulo office.
12 March 2019
A Brazilian politician has proposed an amendment to national law which would allow police to use messages sent over instant messaging platforms as evidence in criminal investigations.
04 March 2019
Brazilian telecoms companies Vivo, NET and Oi could face regulatory and legal action if the country’s main consumer protection organisation confirms reports that they share customer databases, observers have said.
21 February 2019
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