Oct 282014
 
 October 28, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Hunton & Williams LLP writes:

Eduardo Cunha, a congressman from the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party in Rio de Janeiro, recently introduced a new bill in Brazil that provides Brazilians with a right to be forgotten (PL 7881/2014). Rep. Cunha is one of the most influential congressmen in Brazil and has been reported likely to be the next Speaker of the Brazilian House of Representatives (also translated as the “Chamber of Deputies”).

The bill has one substantive Article:

Art 1 – It is required, by request of any citizen or person involved, to remove links from Internet search engines that make reference to irrelevant or outdated data.

Read more on Hunton & Williams Privacy and Information Security Law Blog.

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