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Rule of Law Rules #3: “The GDPR got viral in the world and influenced Latin America”

A podcast by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

25.03.2021

Today we present you the third episode of the podcast series “Rule of Law Rules” by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation.

Hosted by Dr Angela Daly, a socio-legal scholar of digital technology, each episode will feature an interview of an international expert on the opportunities and challenges for human rights in the digital age. Three topics will be broadly discussed: data protection, legal technology and security. The aim is to gain insights into recent developments from different parts of the world.

This time, the podcast takes a closer look at Latin America. Prof. Eduardo Magrani is our expert on Data Protection. He is a Brazilian lawyer, with a Master and a Ph.D. degree in Law and Senior Lecturer of Law & Technology and Intellectual Property in Universities in Brazil and abroad. Magrani is affiliated with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and President of the National Institute for Data Protection in Brazil.
Moreover, Eduardo Magrani is a Post Doc at the Munich Center for Technology in Society of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He is also the author of the book “Digital Rights: Latin America & the Caribbean”.

KAS spoke with him about the General Data Protection Regulation and its influence on the Brazilian and Latin American legal framework.

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