The Encryption Debate in Brazil
Gabriel Aleixo et al.
Encryption has become an important issue in Brazil due to debates regarding the use of end-to-end encryption by app providers; the expansion of the cryptocurrencies market; and recent legislation on internet use, data protection, and privacy. This brief will explore these issues, present related policies, and examine the future of encryption in the country. So far, neither legislation nor judicial decisions have drawn a definitive line on access to encrypted data.