As indicated in our call, our review team selected for special awards the best interdisciplinary article and the two finalists. The awardees were as follows:
Sacha Alanoca, Nicolas Guetta-Jeanrenaud, Isabela Ferrari, Nyasha Weinberg, R Buse Çetin, Nicolas Miailhe. Digital contact tracing against COVID-19: a governance framework to build trust.
Danielle Mendes Thame Denny, Emre Kazim and Adriano Koshiyama. Covid-19 Data Catalog: Transparency, Innovation and Social Commitment.
Marco Almada, Juliano Maranhão, Voice-based diagnosis of covid-19: ethical and legal challenges.
The Covid-19 pandemic affected the world and the way we live in multiple ways. At the same time, it was accompanied by an infodemia whose fight is also the responsibility of academia in its different sectors. This book seeks to fulfill this purpose, organizing and supporting scientific production on the protection of privacy and personal data at this time of social emergency. Edited in partnership with FGV Direito Rio and CPDP Latam – a Latin American platform for discussing privacy, data protection and technology -, the work features works by researchers who analyze, under different aspects, the impact of the pandemic in Latin countries data protection, given the institutional and enforcement challenges that make their extensive data collection a regulatory, social and political conundrum.
In July 2021, Fundaçao Getulio Vargas Law School will host the first Latin-American edition of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (CPDP LatAm).
In preparation for CPDP LatAm 2021, a call for rapid response papers was launched to foster research on “Data Protection at a Time of Social Emergency: COVID-19, Democracy, Innovation and Regulation in Latin America”.
We received 107 submissions, the CPDP LatAm team selected a few for publication on special issues of the Journal of International Data Privacy Law published by Oxford University Press (IDPL; English papers) and of the Brazilian Journal of Fundamental Rights and Justice (DF&J; papers in Portuguese and Spanish). The selected papers, presented below, cover a broad gamut of subjects.
Papers selected for the IDPL special issue:
In addition to the two special issues, due to the considerable number of high quality papers we received in response to the call, the CPDP LatAm team has decided to publish an official CPDP LatAm compilation which will be launched during CPDP LatAm 2021, in July 2021. Find below a tentative summary of this publication: