Luiz Alberto Perin Filho is the Digital Rights Officer at ARTICLE 19 Brazil. He graduated from the University of São Paulo (USP) where he studied international relations. Luiz has previously worked at the Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation and is a former member of the Internet, Law & Society Research Group at the University of São Paulo Law Faculty (NDIS-USP). He studies the internet and its regulations, as well as public policy and its implications on human rights. Luiz has been following the implementation of the Marco Civil in Brazil since its approval and has been directly involved in the discussions concerning the adoption of a data protection bill in the country.