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After the Completion of the Sky Highway: How is the Development of Indonesia’s Digital Infrastructure in 2019?

Fri, 03 Jan 2020

In one of the debates prior to the 2019 Indonesian General Election, the then vice-presidential candidate and the current Vice President of Indonesia Ma'aruf Amin, conveyed that Indonesia has developed highways on land, sea, and air. This sky highway refers to the ambitious Palapa Ring project... Read More

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1000 Digital Startups Movement: How Does it Improve the Startup Ecosystem in Indonesia?

Thu, 26 Dec 2019

Noticing the enormous potential of the digital economy, the Indonesian government created the Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital (The National Movement for 1000 Digital Startups). After President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s visit to Silicon Valley in 2015, the Indonesian government i... Read More

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Private Data Protection Bill over Possibly a Better Legal Protection Against Stalkerware in Indonesia

Thu, 26 Dec 2019

The act of digitally tracking or stalking unsuspecting people have been reported to be a growing problem, according to experts.[i] Alongside that fact, nearly 20% of domestic abuse victims in Australia are reported to have been tracked through GPS.[ii] Kaspersky has recorded that there are up to 380... Read More

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Facebook Banning Emojis, But Not Hate Speech?

Tue, 10 Dec 2019

What was once a website made for Harvard students to interact with one another, Facebook has now become the largest social media network boasting more than 2.45 billion monthly active users.[1] Facebook has become a platform where anyone and everyone can post and share whatever content they desire. ... Read More

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Considering Securitizing Move to Overcome the Personal Data Security Problem in Indonesia

Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Violation upon personal data has occurred various times in Indonesia.[1] The exposure of Lion Air customers’ personal data[2], as well as unconsented advertisements sent through SMS from an unknown number,[3] have been shreds of evidence of how vulnerable the Indonesian personal data protectio... Read More

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Can Indonesia’s New Capital be Sustainable?

Tue, 24 Sep 2019

Indonesia has finally launched its plan to move the capital city to East Kalimantan. Among other features, the government envisions a new capital city which does not only possess the latest technology but also sustainable. Sustainable means that the capital will be preserved for this generation and ... Read More