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Indonesia Netizen Facts (October - December 2015)


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Indonesia Netizen Facts (October - December 2015)

  1. 1. Disinformasi di Internet Indonesia Strengthens Internet Governance for Sustainable Development Multistakeholder approach has become a standout subject in the internet policy discussion by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). At least in the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) 2005 in Tunisia, ASEAN Telecommunication and IT Minister (TELMIN) stated that “any approach to Internet Governance must be conducted in a multistakeholder environment with the full, inclusive and appropriate participation of all stakeholders: government, private sector, and civil society”. ASEAN TELMIN also reminded that WSIS was not only about internet governance, but also the use of information and communication technology to achieve the global development target at that time, which was Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). Indonesia bene ted from a valuable opportunity of being the host of the 8th Global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Bali in October 2015. As stated in the Best Practice Forum: Indonesia in IGF 2013 and The Way Forward document, Indonesia attempts to balance three important pillars in the multistakeholder context: quality of stakeholder's participation, legitimacy of decision making process, and immediate need for a suf cient regulation. Indonesia needs to keep strengthening the multistakeholder functions and roles, particularly in internet governance context. As stated in the Road to WSIS+10: Key Country Perspectives in the Ten Year Review of the WSIS published by Global Partners Digital, in WSIS+10 High Level Forum in Geneva in June 2014, Indonesia reaf rmed the importance of multistakeholder forum as a part of the ICT development ecosystem. So was in the Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) in The Hague, April 2015, where Indonesia stated that “an inclusive, effective, and clear objective global architecture forum participated by governments, private sectors, and civil society in the framework of the United Nations World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) is essential.” Indonesia's ICT ecosystem that encourages multistakeholder approach in WSIS framework is expected to contribute to the achievement of post- 2015 global development targets speci ed in the Sustainable Development Goals/SDGs. Let's work! photo:searchingforinternetaccessinthemiddleofelds.takenfromlinimassa2movie factsN E T I Z E N INDONESIA Volume 3, October - December 2015 Raspberry Pi Perintis Gained some Attention Blocking Radicalism on the Internet ICT Watch Indonesia Jl. Tebet Barat Dalam 6H No. 16A Jakarta Selatan +6221-98495770 | Indonesia Netizen Facts published by: Raspberry PI for Indonesia (Perintis) Community's creative modi cation of Raspberry that brought substantial bene t to the people gained wide popularity. This is at least shown from the massive amount of people visiting Perintis's desk on the National Community Day on 28 September 2015 in Kota Kasablanka Mall and in Compfest-7 on 3-4 October 2015 at Balairung UI (University of Indonesia Assembly Hall), Depok. On the left photo, Andri Johandri from Perintis is explaining about Raspberry Pi to one of the visitors. Indonesian Center for Deradicalization and Wisdom (ICDW) held a discussion on 7 August 2015 on anticipating the growing number of disinformation, discrimination and radicalism on the internet, participated by pluralism and internet activists. (Top Photo). On 28 August 2015, Matahari Timoer from ICDW presented the discussion outcome to the Panel Team on Terrorism, Ethno-Race-Religion-Group (SARA), and Hate Speech at the Ministry of Communication and Information of ce. (Bottom Photo). Internet governance transparency and accountability in Indonesia is a must. The point was stated in the discussion moderated and held by CNN Indonesia on 1 October 2015. Present in the discussion were the Minister of Information and Communication, Rudiantara, Heru Sutadi (Indonesia ICT Institute), and Donny B.U. (ICT Watch). During the discussion, ICT Watch also stressed the importance of fact and need-based governance (evidence based policy) and inclusive engagement of multistakeholders. Discussion in CNN Indonesia: Internet Governance Needs to Be Transparent and Accountable
  2. 2. The above point is one of the many stated in the Pattaya Key Messages on the WSIS+10 Review: Voices from the Asia-Paci c Region. Personal data protection (privacy) is now a growing issue in Indonesia, one of the causes of which was to the violation of privacy c o m m i t t e d b y s o m e application-based motorbike taxi drivers (digital moto-taxi) who sent inappropriate text messages to their ex- passengers, as well as terror/threat to passengers who gave the drivers “bad review”. In digital moto-taxi context, there are three parties related to privacy: service user (passenger), service provider (digital application manager), and service partner (third party, in this case, the motorbike owner or driver). The service provider shall protect the owner of personal data (prospective service user), so that the latter can t r u l y u n d e r s t a n d t h e consequence of transferring their personal data to the third party prior to deciding to use the service. In accordance with the point from Pattaya Key Message in the above, Indonesia needs to immediately have a Personal We and Child's Safety on the Internet We Immediately Need a Regulation on Personal Data Protection (Privacy)! Data Protection Law. The Draft Law is scheduled to be brought into the National L e g i s l a t i o n P r o g r a m ( P r o l e g n a s ) 2 0 1 6 . Meanwhile, the Ministry of C o m m u n i c a t i o n a n d Informatics has recently just conducted a public testing to t h e D r a f t M i n i s t e r i a l Regulation on Personal Data Protection in Electronic System. Collaborating with a network, ICT Watch has been involved in discussions on privacy issue. In September 2015, for i n s t a n c e , I C T W a t c h participated in the Asian Regional consultation on the WSIS+10 Review which was supported by Global Partners Digital in Thailand, which resulted in the Pattaya Key Message. Subsequently in the same month, ICT Watch also actively participated in the Privacy and Surveillance Workshop in Jordan which was organized by Citizen Lab, University of Toronto, as well as supported the Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet), which, together with EngageMedia, conducted a workshop on Netizen Privacy Security in Jakarta, both of which were held in September 2015. The rapid and dynamic development in information technology has made more than 80% of internet users in Indonesia today a digital native (those who were born after 1980). Internet has become an inseparable part of children and teenagers' daily life. It is therefore important to realize that children's safety and convenience when they browse the internet is guaranteed. For that reason, a number of organizations initiated the Indonesia Child Online Protection ( providing a help desk, Thursday during business hours in Indonesia Child Protection Commission (KPAI) of ce in Menteng, Jakarta. ID-COP was founded by KPAI, Nawala Indonesia, Sejiwa, ECPAT Indonesia, Relawan TIK Indonesia (Indonesia ICT Volunteers), and ICT Watch. Child protection on the internet has become a global concern. Therefore, in the 10th Global Internet Governance Forum in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, on 10-13 November 2015, one of the attached workshops held was entitled “Child Online Protection through Multistakeholder Engagement”, which ICT Watch initiated. The Indonesian hosts of the workshop were Mariam F. Barata (from the Ministry of Communication and Information), M. Yamien (Nawala Foundation), and Shita Laksmi (HIVOS) as facilitator and Sherly Haristya (ID-Con g) as the rapporteur. photo: elementary school students in Tangerang follow socialization Internet Sehat by ICT Watch, August 2015 “Governments must ensure the right to privacy and data protection. They should also protect people from the violation of these rights by companies, including where necessary through the formulation of regulation. The right to control and manage one's identity online, including the right to anonymity, must be recognized.” photo: Asian Regional Consultation on the WSIS+10 Review, 3-5 September 2015 Internet has become an inseparable part of children and teenagers' daily life. It is therefore important to realize that children's safety and convenience when they browse the internet is guaranteed. “ “photo: some ID-COP initiator