When data protection eclipses national security: Brazil’s Supreme Court leans towards unconstitutionality of ministerial dossier on antifascists

Gustavo Fonseca Ribeiro - 20th January 2021

In June 2020, the headline “classified governmental action aims at antifascist professors and police officers” was published by a Brazilian newspaper of national circulation. According to the outlet, the Ministry of Justice had secretly produced and circulated among public agencies a dossier containing names, photographs and social media addresses of 579 public safety governmental employees […]

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