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Indonesia government submits data protection bill

Wednesday 29 January 2020 | 11:35 CET | News
The Indonesian government has submitted a data protection bill to parliament. The government wants the parliament to quickly start deliberation of the bill, which includes regulation on data ownership, consumer rights and cross-border data transfer, Reuters reports, citing communications minister Johnny G. Plate. Under the proposed regulations, using other people's private data without permission will be a crime that could be punished with a maximum 7-year jail term or a fine of up to IDR 70 billion (approximately USD 5.13 million).

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