Former Brazilian President Michel Temer signed an executive order to create the country’s National Data Protection Authority, Pinheiro Neto Advogados reports. On Wednesday, Brazil inaugurated new President Jair Bolsonaro. The DPA will consist of five commissioners who will be appointed by Temer. The commissioners will be advised by the National Council for the Protection of Personal Data and Privacy, which will be made up of 23 individuals from the government, private sector and academia. Temer has also postponed the implementation of the country’s Data Protection Law until August 2020. The order also came with changes to the law related to the sharing of sensitive health decisions and the review of any decisions made via automation.
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