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Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology announces R$100 million for ITC projects to support major sporting events
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • June 1 2011

It has been decided that R$100 million is going to be dedicated to information technology and communications (ITC) projects, including the National Broadband Plan (PNBL), to support the major sporting events that will be held in Brazil - the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016


House of Representatives approves measure giving tax incentives to tablets
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 25 2011

The House of Representatives approved Provisional Measure n. 534, which grants tax incentives for the sale of tablets in Brazil


Social networking site ordered to implement crime prevention measures
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • September 6 2011

The Rio de Janeiro State Court has ruled that Google Brasil must implement new measures to prevent incitement to commit criminal acts on its social networking site Orkut


Electronic commerce and online auctions website is ordered to indemnify client for unsuccessful purchase
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 6 2011

A court from the State of Minas Gerais ordered an electronic commerce and online auctions website to pay damages to a user who purchased a laptop through the website and did not receive the product


Brazil - software developers exempted from industrial products tax
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • July 15 2013

The Brazilian IRS's 9th Regional Office (which comprises the states of Parana and Santa Catarina) has recently decided that software developers and


IT-sector labour union in the state of São Paulo succeeds in reducing working time to 40 hours per week
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • June 15 2010

The Data Processing Workers Labour Union (SINDPD) has entered into a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Data Processing Companies Labour Union of the State of São Paulo (SEPROSP), which reduces the working time from 44 to 40 hours per week


ISP required to reveal identity of creator of fake profile on social networking site
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • November 9 2010

An internet services provider (ISP) was ordered by a judge to disclose personal data regarding a user of its social networking site who had created a fake profile of another user which allegedly caused damage to the latter's reputation


Brazilian company need not indemnify multinational software manufacturers for the use of unlicensed software
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • July 20 2010

The Superior Court of the State of Minas Gerais has ruled that a Brazilian engineering company was not required to indemnify two large US-based software companies for the use of unlicensed software


Rio de Janeiro's labour court rules that a company has to restore the corporate e-mails of a former employee
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • May 24 2011

Rio de Janeiro's Labour Court has decided that a Brazilian newspaper has to restore a former journalist's corporate e-mails that had been forwarded to another employee by the time she was dismissed


Brazilian Internet Steering Committee against SOPA
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • June 14 2012

On 5 March 2012, the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) approved a resolution stating that it was against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA