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May 3, 2021

Radio New Zealand - May 3, 2021

As military operations intensify in West Papua, internet services to the capital of Indonesia's Papua province have been cut.

April 13, 2021

Tempo - April 13, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police through its virtual police unit had disbursed official warnings for 200 social media accounts that have allegedly spread offensive

March 18, 2021

Rest of World - March 18, 2021

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta, Indonesia – Teguh Aprianto thought he was doing the Indonesian National Police a favor when he sent them a message on Twitter in June last year: "Hello @DivH

March 16, 2021

March 13, 2021

Tempo - March 13, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police's virtual police feature will now monitor hate speech contents on the WhatsApp messenger app.

March 12, 2021

Tempo - March 12, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police (Polri) on Friday announced that its virtual police had sent out warnings to 89 social media accounts from February 23 to March 11 for spread

March 11, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - March 11, 2021

David Robie – Asia Pacific Report, the Auckland-based independent news and analysis website, has been increasingly targeted by Indonesian trolls over the past three months, involving a

March 10, 2021

Tempo - March 10, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – State Intelligence Agency (BIN) supports the revision on the Information and Electronics Transactions Law (ITE Law) No. 11/2008.

Okezone - March 10, 2021

Erfan Maaruf, Jakarta – The State Intelligence Agency (BIN) is conducting 24 hour patrols for hate speech and hoaxes on social media (medsos).

February 26, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 26, 2021

Microsoft seems to have made enemies in Indonesia after the country came last in Southeast Asia in the Digital Civility Index (DCI).

February 24, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 24, 2021

Indonesian netizens might have to learn a thing or two about basic online manners, after the country came last in Southeast Asia in Microsoft's latest Digital Civility Index (DCI).

February 17, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 17, 2021

Here's a little heads up for those of you who are new to or are still trying to get into the hot new audio-based social app Clubhouse in Indonesia: there's a possibility that the countr

February 16, 2021

Kompas.com - February 16, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has revealed that Papuan separatists are using social media (medsos) as a propaganda tool.

January 15, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 15, 2021

Unggul Wirawan, Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Constitutional Court has rejected on Thursday a motion to expand its broadcasting law that would put content creators on digital platf

December 26, 2020

Jakarta Globe - December 26, 2020

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – A reliable, ever-ready IT infrastructure and abundant tech talents will accelerate the digital transformation in Indonesia, according to data center provid

December 5, 2020

Kompas.com - December 5, 2020

Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – The head of the Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network's (SAFEnet) Association of Victims of the Transactions Law (UU ITE) sub-division, Muhammad A

December 4, 2020

The Conversation - December 4, 2020

Herlambang P Wiratraman – The pandemic has justified governments around the world restricting certain rights.

December 2, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 2, 2020

Free internet at a public facility is basically a crowd magnet in Indonesia, and officials in Jakarta may have just realized that they've shot themselves in the foot by providing free W

November 16, 2020

Medcom.id - November 16, 2020

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli, Jakarta – The Jakarta Islamic State University Social and Islamic Studies Centre (PPIM UIN) has released the results of the latest research on religious trends on

November 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 14, 2020

Jakarta – Digital violence has shown an alarming increase throughout 2019, especially leveled at women and critical voices against authorities, according to a report launched by the Sou

November 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 12, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Social media giant Facebook is selecting local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) affected by the COVID-19 crisis to be recipients of a total of Rp 12.5 b

November 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 10, 2020

Eisya A. Eloksari, Jakarta – Indonesian multi-service app company Gojek announced on Monday the launch of a digital out of home (DOOH) advertising platform called GoScreen.

November 9, 2020

Jakarta Globe - November 9, 2020

Herman, Jakarta – Close to 197 million, or 74 percent, of the Indonesian population, have used the internet this year, up 8.9 percent from last year, as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerate

October 27, 2020

Kompas.com - October 27, 2020

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Southeast-Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto says that a phenomenon of deflating democracy is occurring at the moment

October 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The think tank's Freedom on the Net 2020 report gives Indonesia an overall score of 49 on a scale of 0 to 100, classifying the country's internet freedom r