International Privacy Day (#Brazil)
Originally published (Portuguese) in IDG NOW (Brazil) IDG News Service, author invited by journalist Cristina De Luca – January, 28th 2014.
7 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Date Written: January 28, 2014
In this paper, an overview of the constitutional protection of privacy and the “right to informational self-determination” (Direito a autodeterminacao Informativa) in Brazil. Spying (the active of secretly observing and gathering information) has been with us since ancient times. It is part of human nature since ancient Egypt. Risks posed to privacy and intimacy from the progress of information technology and its omnipresence in practically all aspects of modern life.
Keywords: Privacy, Civil Law (Brazil), Constitutional Law, Cyberlaw (Direito da Informatica), Informatikrecht, Droit de l’informatique, Derecho Informatico
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