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Indonesia’s new data-protection law changes the country’s privacy landscape
28 October 2022 00:00
After years of discussion and soul-searching, Indonesia’s ambitious data-protection legislation, which borrows heavily from the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, has landed. The new rules will change the way businesses process data and how that data can be transferred across borders. But many of the new law’s key provisions still require further detail before companies can map out their compliance plans.
19 October 2022 02:00 by Jet Damazo-SantosData privacy isn’t a new concept in Indonesia, with data-protection policies already in place covering 30 different rules and regulations
27 October 2022 02:33 by Jet Damazo-SantosAfter years of incremental developments in Southeast Asia's data-privacy landscape, things now appear to be changing — fast
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Jet Damazo-Santos Correspondent, Jakarta
Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the