The future data protection law in Brazil could provide for all data to be stored locally

According to, <<as the Brazilian government attempts to create the country’s first set of regulations around data and Internet governance, Facebook and Google have expressed concerns over possible additions to the bill.

Proposed amendments to the Brazil’s “Internet Constitution”, the Marco Civil da Internet, include a requirement to store all data locally. The Internet giants, until now supporters of the creation of the regulations, are not happy about this possibility.

A Reuters article published this week cited Google’s public policy director Marcel Leonardi as saying that his employer is happy to support the Marco Civil, but only “in its original form” (without the requirement to set up datacenters in Brazil).>>

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