VMCA partner Marcela Mattiuzzo talked to Época Negócios magazine about the Brazilian Congress decision to override President Bolsonaro’s vetoes on the law that created the Data Protection National Authority (ANPD, in its Portuguese Acronym). With this decision, it was reestablished that companies who break the Personal Data Protection General Law (LGPD) will have their database operations suspended.
According to Marcela, the law currently does not define what “automated decisions” are, but there is a Senate bill on artificial intelligence that would address the issue.
“Creating a legal definition to something that will necessarily evolve over time is reckless. What is automation and what is an automated decision will change over the years,” she says.
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