On November 11, the Brazilian House of Representatives circulated a bill (source document in Portuguese) to the Consumers Defense Commission covering the "right to be forgotten" ("RTBF") was recently recognized by the European Court of Justice. Prior to this bill, Brazil enacted a law in April that highlighted the freedom of speech and privacy (Federal Law 12.965/14) (source document in Portuguese). Currently, the RTBF is applicable in Brazil only when a former convicted criminal seeks to enforce his or her right to rehabilitation and social integration through confidentiality of criminal and prosecution records.

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