Doug Madory from Renesys reports: "In response to recent NSA spying allegations, Brazil is pressing ahead with a new law to require Internet companies like Google to store data about Brazilian users inside Brazil, where it will be subject to local privacy laws [see related post from yesterday]. The proposed legislation could be signed into law as early as the end of this week. However, Google's DNS service started leaving the country on September 12th, the day President Rousseff announced her intention to require local storage of user data." ... "In all likelihood, Google is taking a 'wait and see' approach to determine how to legally provision their services in Brazil. When they do, perhaps we'll see the return of low-latency, local caches for their freely available DNS service."
|Cybersquatting||Policy & Regulation|
|DNS Security||Registry Services|
|IP Addressing||White Space|
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