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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


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


Government begins replacing paper IDs with electronic ID cards
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • February 22 2011

On 17 January 2010, the Government started to replace Brazilian paper IDs with electronic ID cards called RIC (Civilian Identity Registration


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


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


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


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


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


Company website leaks customer data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • April 4 2011

The Foundation for Consumer Protection (Procon) in São Paulo has informed a company of a data leak on the company's website involving customer data


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