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Superior Court of Justice denies "moral" damages in erotic spam case
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 4 2010

The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice has ruled that the mere sending of unsolicited messages, even if containing erotic content, does not cause "moral" damages to the user


Brazilian Ministry of Justice creates blog for collaborative development of bill of law on data protection
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 3 2011

The Ministry of Justice has launched a blog to stimulate public debate and receive contributions from members of civil society for the development of a draft bill of law on data protection


Brazilian IRS changes ordinance about sensitive data
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 9 2011

The Brazilian IRS published ordinance 2.166 amending the ordinance which regulated its internal proceedings for access to confidential tax data


IT companies and employees exert pressure for tax change
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 19 2010

Entrepreneurs and employees in the IT sector have created a task force to work with representatives of the Federal Government in an effort to enact a so-called "tax transfer" in 2010


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


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


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


Positive consumer information databases created in Brazil
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 28 2011

The Government has enacted Provisional Measure no. 5182010, which provides for the creation of databases on positive consumer information that contain data about timely payments and the due performance of obligations


New law on electronic monitoring of prisoners
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 26 2009

The Rio de Janeiro State Governor ratified Bill of Law No. 10172007 establishing rules relating to the electronic monitoring of prisoners


Social security contributions for IT companies reduced
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • October 14 2009

On 21 August 2009, the President of Brazil ratified a new decree creating tax benefits including reductions in the social security contributions paid by companies that provide information technology (IT) services or communications and IT services, including systems and software development, programming, data processing, software licensing, consulting, and maintenance and support services