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April 28, 2024

Tempo - April 28, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Institute of Child Protection (LPAI) Chairman Seto Mulyadi called on the government to give children more protection from the negative impacts of mobile

April 26, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 26, 2024

Josa Lukman, Jakarta – The Indonesian government through the Trade Ministry has affirmed that the integration of e-commerce platform Tokopedia with TikTok Shop into Shop Tokopedia is in

April 24, 2024

Tempo - April 24, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Hadi Tjahjanto revealed that some 3.2 million Indonesians are engaged in online gambling activities.

March 16, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 16, 2024

Windarto, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communication and Informatics has officially reached out to Biznet, an internet operator, seeking clarification regarding an alleged data breach comp

February 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 29, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan, the Director-General of Information Applications at the Communication and Informatics Ministry, has revealed that representatives from soci

February 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 22, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Tech giant Meta announced on Thursday that it will not be obligated to pay for news content shared on its platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsA

Tempo - February 22, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) has blocked approximately 4.8 million negative content spread across the web and social media platfo

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 22, 2024

Jakarta – Digital communication technology could have been a boon for the media industry.

February 21, 2024

Reuters - February 21, 2024

Jakarta – Short video app TikTok is still violating Indonesia's rule that bans in-app transactions, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday, after it took control of the country's biggest e-

February 20, 2024

Global Voices - February 20, 2024

Juvita Pereira Faria (EngageMedia) – While 50 percent of Timor-Leste's population is aged 15-25, the country suffers from underdeveloped digital infrastructure, and the public is highly

February 8, 2024

Tempo - February 8, 2024

Anwar Siswadi, Jakarta – For the past six months, around 82 percent of Indonesian internet users have been exposed to online gambling content, a Populix survey found.

February 2, 2024

Tempo - February 2, 2024

Antara, Makassar – Indonesian Communication and Information (Kominfo) Minister Budi Arie Setiadi targeted the country's internet speed to reach 765 megabits per second (Mbps), or 30 tim

January 29, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 29, 2024

Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – GoTo CEO Patrick Walujo has dismissed allegations that the government's recent curbing of TikTok's operations in Indonesia was a collusive act intended to com

January 23, 2024

ABC News - January 23, 2024

Vonia Vieira, Dili – Joaquim Fonseca's daily life depends on the internet. So the IT professional, based in Timor-Leste's capital Dili, has a problem.

January 20, 2024

ABC News - January 20, 2024

Annika Burgess and Hellena Souisa – With the chance to make an extra $10,000 a month, Robert has no issue pushing the agendas of presidential candidates on social media or slipping mone

January 16, 2024

Tempo - January 16, 2024

Moh. Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – A hacker group reportedly accessed sensitive data belonging to state-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI).

January 13, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 13, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Indonesian consumers spend the most mobile app screen time in the world, exceeding six hours per day, as reported in the 2024 State of Mobile by researc

January 9, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 9, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has issued a written warning against social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, for running online gambling ads, a senior official s

December 13, 2023

Tempo - December 13, 2023

Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – Acting Governor of Jakarta Heru Budi Hartono confirmed that the smart city super app JAKI was being fixed after being hacked.

December 11, 2023

Agence-France Presse - December 11, 2023

Jakarta – Chinese-owned short video app TikTok on Monday announced a $1.5 billion investment in GoTo group in a deal that would allow it to restart its online shop in Indonesia, the com

December 6, 2023

Tempo - December 6, 2023

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communication and Information said that the government had finalized the draft of the derivative rules for the Law on Personal Data Pr

November 24, 2023

Tempo - November 24, 2023

Yohanes Maharso, Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communication and Information or Kominfo introduced a new policy on digital identity, which is part of the second amendment of Law No.

November 17, 2023

Tempo - November 17, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) official Nur Achmadi Salmawan reported that the agency recorded 361 million traffic anomalies or cyber atta

November 8, 2023

Tempo - November 8, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Minister of Co-operatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Teten Masduki, has again urged social network platform Instagram to take down accounts selling impor

October 13, 2023

Tempo - October 13, 2023

Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – The latest survey results conducted by pollsters Kantar and Ipsos found that YouTube is the most preferred video platform for Indonesian people aged 18-

Jakarta Globe - October 13, 2023

Celvin Sipahutar, Jakarta – US tech giant Meta has removed 161,000 gambling ads on its social media platforms operating in Indonesia in line with the government's policy.

October 9, 2023

Fulcrum - October 9, 2023

Yanuar Nugroho, Maria Monica Wihardja – Digital technology has played a vital role in empowering political participation and shaping political discourse in Indonesia, but more must be d

October 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 6, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Chinese super app TikTok will no longer process transactions through TikTok Shop starting Wednesday afternoon, after widespread public accusations that the fea

October 3, 2023

Tempo - October 3, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo) mentioned that the calculation for the Southeast Asia-wide internet speed was unfair.

September 27, 2023

Channel News Asia - September 27, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia has banned e-commerce transactions on social media platforms, the trade minister said on Wednesday (Sep 27), in a move intended to protect traditional retail and whi

September 26, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 26, 2023

Mohammad Said & Nasori, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is imposing a minimum price of $100 for transactions involving imported goods on online marketplaces under a regulation a

September 25, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 25, 2023

Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – An Indonesian minister on Monday delivered a strong rebuke to tech giant TikTok for continuing to host live shopping on its platform, saying the video-sharing a

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Siti was a flight attendant for five years with privately owned airline before eventually settling down to open a clothing store along with her husband in Tang

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 25, 2023

Jakarta – TikTok has come under the spotlight yet again.

September 22, 2023

Tempo - September 22, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The National Consumer Protection Agency (BPKN) head Rizal Edy Halim said that talk of shutting down social commerce sites such as TikTok Shop in order to p

September 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2023

Jakarta – Starlink, the global satellite internet provider owned by American business magnate Elon Musk, has established a company in Indonesia.

September 13, 2023

Agence-France Presse - September 13, 2023

Jakarta – TikTok on Wednesday criticised calls by the government to ban social media transactions, as officials rails against what it says are monopolistic practices by major companies

September 12, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Minister Teten Masduki has questioned the plan of TikTok to expand into e-commerce and other sectors, saying

Tempo - September 12, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Communication and Information (Kominfo) Budi Arie rebutted the report that he proposed a tax policy on online gambling,

September 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 6, 2023

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is set to follow the lead of India and the United States in prohibiting social media platform TikTok from engaging in e-commerce

August 31, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 31, 2023

Stefani Wijaya, Jakarta – The police recently arrested 31 people for allegedly running online gambling sites in Bali.

August 30, 2023

Agence-France Presse - August 30, 2023

Batam, Riau Islands – Dozens of Chinese nationals were arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of running an online love scam syndicate that ensnared hundreds of victims in China, police sai

August 22, 2023

Tempo - August 22, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Communication and Informatics Minister Budi Arie Setiadi is planning to implement sanctions on agencies that experience a data breach.

Tempo - August 22, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Communication and Informatics Minister Budie Arie Setiadi commented on the government's plan to censor the contents of over-the-top (OT

August 14, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 14, 2023

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – A man formerly employed at an online lending platform has been apprehended for reportedly selling the personal data of over 20,000 customers from his previous

August 9, 2023

Tempo - August 9, 2023

Moh. Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Communication and Informatics Minister Budi Arie Setiadi explained the ministry's measures to eradicate online gambling, specifically slot gambling.

July 28, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Following a meeting with the Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Ministry, TikTok Indonesia says it has no intention to roll out its Project S

July 27, 2023

The Independent (UK) - July 27, 2023

Alisha Rahaman Sarkar – Billionaire Elon Musk's Twitter rebranded 'X' has been reportedly blocked in Indonesia because of the country's laws on online pornography and gambling.

Tempo - July 27, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy Google Asia Pacific, Michaela Browning, commented on Indonesia's plan to pass the Publisher Rights Presiden