Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, ICILS 2020, July 1st 2020, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Internet Blocking Policy in Indonesia: Between Realities, Pros and Cons?

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-7-2020.2303614,
        author={Cahya  Wulandari},
        title={Internet Blocking Policy in Indonesia: Between Realities,  Pros and Cons? },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, ICILS 2020, July 1st 2020, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICILS},
        year={2021},
        month={1},
        keywords={telematics internet blocking negative content},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-7-2020.2303614}
    }
    
  • Cahya Wulandari
    Year: 2021
    Internet Blocking Policy in Indonesia: Between Realities, Pros and Cons?
    ICILS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-7-2020.2303614
Cahya Wulandari1,*
  • 1: Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: cahyawulandari1984@gmail.com

Abstract

The telematics has radiply progress, especially related to the use of the internet, also gives some negative impacts besides having positive ones. The irresponsible use of the internet such as propaganda or even racism of racial, ethnic, religious, and organizational issues by some parties often disturbs the stability of the country's security. In recent years, there has been an increase in the blocking of internet sites with negative content. Pros and cons occur over the internet blocking policy in Indonesia which then requires further analysis related to the legal study. The legislation only regulates the government's authority to block content with certain themes, such as pornography, blasphemy, and hate speech. However, these rules do not explicitly provide the scope, boundaries, mechanisms, and efforts to fight and complain about the blocking. It needs to be regulated in more detail related to internet blocking in Indonesia involves the human rights as stipulated in the provisions in Article 28F of the 1945 Constitution.