Internet & Social Media

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October 2022

CNN Indonesia – October 27, 2022

Jakarta – The Press Council says that the digital attacks experienced by several online mass media sites recently are a form of censorship.

This was declared by the Press Council in response to a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against the online media sites Narasi TV, and

CNN Indonesia – October 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Narrative Advocacy Team has handed over a petition calling for a full investigation into the recent hacking of Narrative Media staff social media accounts to the Presidential Staff Office (KSP). The petition was signed by 16 thousand people.

September 2022

CNN Indonesia – September 29, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has initiated an online petition urging national police chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo to fully investigate the coordinated hacking of editorial staff at Narrative Media.

CNN Indonesia – September 19, 2022

Jakarta – The Surabaya Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that charging Madiun youth Muhammad Agung Hidayatullah alias MAH in relation to the Bjorka hacker case is premature.

LBH Surabaya and Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) advocacy and network division head Habibus Shalihin is of the view that the police should not be in a rush to declare him a suspect.

August 2022

CNN Indonesia – August 1, 2022

Jakarta – A planned urine bottle throwing action called by the group Student Political Block (BPP) has been cancelled. Their representatives however, still held a symbolic action by pouring urine over the Communication and Information Ministry's (Kominfo) office address marker.

July 2022

News/Indonesia – 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 applications on July 30 to be digital authoritarianism.

Kostum Komik – July 30, 2022

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News/Indonesia – 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 10 websites and online games.

This is the aftermath of the enforcement of Communication and Information Ministry Regulation (Perkominfo) Number 5/2020 on Private Electronic System Operators (PSE).

CNN Indonesia – July 18, 2022

Jakarta – Internet users or netizens are protesting a Communication and Information Technology Ministry (Kemenkominfo) policy of blocking technology companies such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram if they fail to register as private Electronic System Providers (PSE).

News/Indonesia – July 11, 2022

orio Mantalean, Jakarta – Year by year, space for digital freedom in Indonesia is narrowing. Entering 2022, the Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) noted that digital freedom in Indonesia has become worse compared with 2021 when it was already categorised as "Alert Level 2"..