In December 2020, the Indonesian government decided to press ahead with its regional elections despite the raging COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, many international ratings are pointing to a democratic recession in… Continue reading "The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in Indonesia"
The massive demonstrations against the Job Creation Law were also felt in the digital world. The protests from civil society against the omnibus law, manifested in the hashtags #TolakOmnibusLaw (reject… Continue reading "The rise of political digital attacks"
When Tim Berners Lee invent WWW — world wide web to give ability any person in the world to access the internet — that previously long time before for the… Continue reading "Internet Shutdown in Indonesia: The New Normal Policy to Censor Information Online?"
Online censorship, cyber surveillance, and internet shutdowns are the key ingredients in a rising wave of digital authoritarianism/dictatorship.