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Indonesia's data-protection bill clears major barrier to passage

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 27 Jul 2022 21:38
  • 27 Jul 2022 21:38
Barring any new glitches, Indonesia’s stalled personal data protection bill should be on its way to getting ratified after the country’s legislature convenes in mid-August. 
The contentious issue that held up its passage over the past year — the structure of the data-protection regulator — has so far been sidestepped

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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 Pacific.

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