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November 2, 2022

Fulcrum - November 2, 2022

Wahyudi Akmaliah – The popularity of so-called halal matchmaking apps is a positive development provided developers and users alike remain clear-eyed about their claims to serve Islam.

October 26, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 26, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – Indonesia will break the ground for its first national data center in Bekasi, West Java, early next month, the Minister of Communication and Information Technology Jho

October 20, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 20, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government plans to set up the first-ever state agency tasked with personal data protection after the recent issuance of a related law, Communication

October 5, 2022

Rest of World - October 5, 2022

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta, Indonesia – On August 31, a user named Bjorka posted an entry on a little-known site called Breached Forums, with the bland title: "Indonesia SIM Card (Phone

October 1, 2022

Tempo - October 1, 2022

Bisnis, Jakarta – The National Cyber and Crypto Agency (BSSN) was urged to immediately reveal the person behind the hacker persona 'Bjorka'.

September 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 30, 2022

Jakarta – Beverage company Es Teh Indonesia Makmur apparently cannot take criticism gracefully as it immediately took legal action against a Twitter user who recently criticized

September 29, 2022

Fulcrum - September 29, 2022

Yanuar Nugroho – Jakarta faces unprecedented pressure to get Indonesia's new personal data protection (PDP) law right from the get-go, lest a notorious hacker exposes more weaknesses in

September 28, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 28, 2022

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Google has released its Year in Search 2020, which compiles the top trending topics in Indonesia this year based on searches until Nov. 30.

September 21, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 21, 2022

Jakarta – The enactment of the Data Privacy Law by the House of Representatives on Tuesday is a step in the right direction, but we should be aware that the legislation is no panacea fo

September 20, 2022

Reuters - September 20, 2022

Jakarta – The House of Representatives passed into law on Tuesday a personal data protection bill that includes corporate fines and up to six years imprisonment for those found to have

Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2022

Muhammad Aulia & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The House of Representatives on Tuesday enacted the Law on Personal Data Protection that carries tougher jail sentences and fines amid mo

September 19, 2022

Tempo - September 19, 2022

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – A young man from Madiun, Muhammad Agung Hidayatullah alias MAH, who was arrested previously for helping a hacker Bjorka is charged under a number of article

September 18, 2022

Straits Times - September 18, 2022

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesia's newly formed data protection task force is chasing down a hacker behind a series of data leaks related to 1.3 billion registered mobile phone numbe

September 16, 2022

Tempo - September 16, 2022

Febriyan, Jakarta – The hacker that recently gained notoriety in Indonesia, Bjorka, has responded to the report of his arrest by the police.

Jakarta Post - September 16, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Critics are lamenting a "clear lack of understanding" in the state's latest cybersecurity measures, after a quick response team established to address a recent spat

Coconuts Jakarta - September 16, 2022

Police say they have arrested a man in Madiun, East Java believed to be Bjorka, a hacker that has embarrassed the Indonesian government in the past few weeks.

Jakarta Globe - September 16, 2022

Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – A man from the East Java town of Madiun was named a criminal suspect on Friday for allegedly assisting an internet user known as Bjorka who is being sought by

September 14, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - September 14, 2022

It took a drawn out and embarrassing public spat with an anonymous hacker for the Indonesian government to finally realize the need to patch up the country's woeful cybersecurity shortc

Tempo - September 14, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD on Wednesday announced the formation of a data protection task force to take the role of pro

September 13, 2022

Tempo - September 13, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – A hacker known as Bjorka has breached yet another personal data of Indonesian figures.

Tempo - September 13, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny Gerard Plate on Monday urged the public not to worry about the data breaches claimed to be committed by

Bloomberg News - September 13, 2022

Norman Harsono and Faris Mokhtar – Data operators could face up to five years in jail and a maximum fine of 5 billion rupiah ($337,000) for leaking or misusing private information, acco

September 10, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 10, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The office of President Joko Widodo confirmed on Saturday that there are no presidential documents that have been leaked to the public, dismissing wild s

September 8, 2022

September 7, 2022

Tempo - September 7, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) is in the process of investigating an alleged data leak of 105 million Indonesians that is suspected to be

Coconuts Jakarta - September 7, 2022

A hacker that has been selling breached data from Indonesia on an online marketplace has a few choice words for Indonesia's Ministry of Communications and Information (Kominfo).

September 2, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - September 2, 2022

With the frequency that data breaches have been reported in Indonesia lately, we wouldn't be surprised if hackers manage to learn about that embarrassing incident we experienced in sixt

August 22, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 22, 2022

Ika Karlina Idris and Dyah Pitaloka (The Conversation), Jakarta – The Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information's (Kominfo) plan to merge around 24,000 government apps into

August 19, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 19, 2022

Indonesia is in the midst of yet another major data breach scandal, this time involving state utility firm PLN as well as numerous other companies based in the country.

August 18, 2022

Fulcrum - August 18, 2022

Sofie Syarief – Celebrity podcasts have increasingly become the go-to place for Indonesian politicians and high-ranking officials.

August 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 17, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry announced that Indonesia is sending 13 delegations for the annual conference Gamescom in Germany to bump up the ever-potent

August 4, 2022

Al Jazeera - August 4, 2022

Randy Mulyanto and Leo Galuh, Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia's temporary ban on major websites including PayPal has exposed the difficult balancing act Jakarta faces as it seeks to both

August 3, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 3, 2022

PayPal announced today that it has registered as an Electronic Service Provider (PSE) with the IT Ministry (Kominfo) so that Indonesian users don't lose access to their funds in the pay

Reuters - August 3, 2022

Jakarta – US payments firm PayPal has registered as an electronic systems operator in Indonesia and its customers can now access its services, the company said on Wednesday.

August 2, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 2, 2022

Indonesia's IT Ministry (Kominfo) has lifted its ban on several internet services and games in the latest update to the ongoing Electronic Systems Provider (PSE) saga.

Tempo - August 2, 2022

Muhammad Syaifulloh, Jakarta – The popular news headline in recent weeks comes from the decision by the Communications and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo) to block international tech fir

Tempo - August 2, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Communications and Information (Kominfo) Minister Johnny G.

August 1, 2022

Tempo - August 1, 2022

Tempo, Jakarta – The Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) lamented the Communication and Informatics Ministry's decision to block a number of sites and apps on Jul

Tempo - August 1, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Institute or LBH Jakarta accused the Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) of being authoritarian for blocking a numbe

CNN Indonesia - August 1, 2022

Jakarta – A planned urine bottle throwing action called by the group Student Political Block (BPP) has been cancelled.

Coconuts Jakarta - August 1, 2022

Indonesia's Information and Communications Ministry (Kominfo) has fallen so far down on the dignity scale, that some say they are going to chuck urine in bottles at the ministry's Jakar

July 31, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 31, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – The government has agreed to reopen access to global payment platform PayPal temporarily to allow Indonesian users to withdraw their funds and migrate to other provide

Kompas.com - July 31, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) considers the move by the Communication and Information Ministry (Kominfo) to block a number of websites and applicat

July 30, 2022

Kompas.com - July 30, 2022

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur says that he deplores the Communication and Information Ministry (Kominfo) decision to block

Jakarta Post - July 30, 2022

News Desk, Jakarta – The Communications and Information Ministry has blocked access to eight popular electronic services providers (ESPs) – including Yahoo, Steam and PayPal – for faili

July 28, 2022

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2022

Dio Suhenda, Tangerang, Banten – The first Data and Computational Journalism Conference Indonesia (DCJ-CI) kicked off in Tangerang, Banten, on Wednesday, with experts and practitioners

July 22, 2022

Tempo - July 22, 2022

Hamdan Cholifudin Ismail, Jakarta – The Communication and Information Ministry (Kominfo) decided to give five more days for private electronic systems providers (PSE) to register their

July 21, 2022

Reuters - July 21, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia said on Thursday Alphabet Inc's Google has signed up to its new licensing rules for technology platforms, but warned that companies that had yet to register w

July 20, 2022

Straits Times - July 20, 2022

Jakarta (Reuters) – Neither Alphabet Inc's Google nor Twitter Inc had signed up to Indonesia's new licensing rules as of midday on Wednesday (July 20), ministry records sh