The Power of Documentaries: A Tool to Spark Social Change?


Author: Katya Loviana Editor: M Perdana Karim Social Dilemma, Britney vs. Spears, and Tinder Swindler are three of the most memorable movies released during the pandemic, and they are classified as documentaries. Before the streaming era, documentaries might not be […]

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Digital Freedom of Expression: Are There Any Exclusive Risks?

Author: Hilman Nurjaman Editor: M Perdana Karim Expression in digital platforms is an expression mediated by various technological support features that are often labeled as a form of novelty with the principle of freedom [1]. The digital expression seems to […]

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The Proliferation of Telecommunication Operators In Indonesia and the Issues Within: Does it Matter?

Author: Mario Hartanto Editor: M Perdana Karim Not long ago, the telecommunication industry was filled with the merger process of Indosat Ooredoo and Tri, two of many leading telecommunication operators in Indonesia[i]. Along with the process, now the entity called […]

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TPKS Bill Ratified to Law: Implications on Indonesia’s Online Sexual Violence Status Quo


Author: Febe Sarah Editor: Amelinda Pandu Kusumaningtyas The notion of people’s power within the digital world, despite the positivity that does exist, can be somewhat twisted, especially considering how much sexual violence exists and perpetuates in the digital space. The […]

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


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 […]

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


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 increased […]

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

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 […]

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Facebook Banning Emojis, But Not Hate Speech?


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 […]

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


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 […]

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How Banks are Securing the Safety of Digital Banking in Indonesia


Introduction Technology has become a double-edged sword for Indonesia’s banking industry. It accelerates the growth of digital banking, yet it also brings new challenges for data security. The automation trend itself has multiplied the number of digital banking transactions. As […]

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