2 04, 2020

Government Regulation No. 71/2019 – Why Should We Ensure The ‘Free Movement’ of Data?

2020-04-02T08:17:46+07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

The removal of data-flow restrictions stipulated under Government Regulation no. 71/2019 improves efficiency and incentivizes innovation. However, such improvement can be rolled-back if the proposed Minister of Communication and Informatics Regulation (Permenkominfo) on the “Management of Private Electronic Services Providers (ESP)” is introduced[1]. The proposed ministerial bylaw (as a technical regulation to the PP no. [...]

2 04, 2020

Government Regulation 80/2019 on E-commerce – The Need for Business Models to be Considered in Regulation

2020-04-02T08:17:08+07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

E-commerce development in Indonesia is rapid with the growing consumer class and their quick adaption to the internet. E-commerce also pushes efficiency and creates new jobs as they facilitate transactions and provides opportunity for small merchants to connect to their customers directly. E-commerce itself constantly evolve to address the everyday problems. The relatively new e-commerce [...]

31 03, 2020

COVID-19 PANDEMIC ALERT – OUR TAKE

2020-04-02T08:18:06+07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: News|

The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a ‘pandemic’ as it spreads uncontained throughout the world. While vaccine is still far from being available to the masses, the disease will more likely to harm society in two ways. The first one is directly, as the number of patients skyrocketed and the healthcare system is overwhelmed, making [...]

21 02, 2020

A CALL FOR PARIS CALL

2020-02-24T07:06:14+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

As one of the signatories, ISD recommends our stakeholders to sign the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. The initiative was launched on 12 November at the UNESCO Internet Governance Forum (IGF) by French President Emmanuel Macron. This high-level declaration in favour of the development of common principles for securing cyberspace has already [...]

21 02, 2020

Personal Data Protection: What Approach Will Indonesia Take?

2020-02-24T07:06:08+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

Jakarta – 31 January 2020. Data is now more valuable than oil, said Indonesian president Mr. Joko Widodo on Friday (24/1/20). This signals the more attention given by the government on regulations concerning data and its application in policymaking process. However, Indonesia has yet to be amongst 132 countries that already have regulation on personal [...]

21 02, 2020

Brief: PP 80/2019 – Trade Through Electronic Systems.

2020-02-24T07:06:00+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

Last year, the Indonesian government introduced Governemt Regulation 80/2019 on Trade Through Electronic Systems with technical provisions on electronic trade. The regulation can be simplified into 3 aspects: Defining e-commerce businesses (and platforms) as the Organisers of Electronically-Enabled Trade (PPMSE) and setting clear distinction with merchants that use their facilities. Prerequisites for business practitioners: securing [...]

23 01, 2020

WTO Public Forum 2019: ISD Voiced Indonesian Businesses’ Concerns in E-Commerce and Digital Trade.

2020-01-30T09:15:41+07:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

Geneva, Switzerland – ISD’s Executive Director, Devi Ariyani, was invited as a panelist to the WTO Public Forum 2019 that took place in Geneva, Switzerland from 8 to 11 October. The main theme for this year’s Public Forum was “Trading Forward: Adapting to a Changing World”. ISD was invited to present the Indonesian private sector [...]

23 01, 2020

Public Dialogue in Online Labour Market: Is Our Regulation Ready for Gig-Economy?

2020-01-30T09:17:10+07:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

Online ‘gig’ platforms has made it easier for people to look for freelancing opportunities. With more than 8 million workers depend on gig platforms (3 million ride-hailing drivers, 5 million fintech agents, and 30 thousand freelancers listed in various freelancing platforms) it is necessary for the government to provide legal certainty for employment in the [...]

23 01, 2020

PP 71/2019 on “The Organisation of Electronic System and Transactions”

2020-01-23T08:44:23+07:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

The Indonesian government has introduced a new regulation concerning Electronic Transactions System through the Government Regulation (PP) 71/2019 on “The Organisation of Electronic System and Transactions”. This regulation replaces the previous PP 82/2012 to accommodate the rapidly changing technology. Under this new regulation, electronic system organisers (ESOs) are now categorized into Public ESO and Private [...]

11 11, 2019

Is Indonesia’s Regulation Ready for The Gig-Economy?

2019-12-26T05:36:37+07:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Online ‘gig’ platforms has made it easier for people to look for freelancing opportunities. With more than 8 million workers depend on gig platforms (3 million ride-hailing drivers, 5 million fintech agents, and 30 thousand freelancers listed in various freelancing platforms) it is necessary for the government to provide legal certainty for employment in [...]