A provisional measure will give Brazil's data protection authority, the Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados, independent authority from the Brazilian government, ZDNet reports. While it still requires approval from Brazil's National Congress, the measure gives the ANPD full control of its administrative and budgetary processes. Concerns were raised regarding the regulator's ties to Brazil's president when the ANPD was established. The ANPD said it is "more capable of prioritizing actions and generating better results for society" with its new autonomy.
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