Indonesians affected by COVID-19 are lacking privacy protections, The Jakarta Post reports. Two infected patients reportedly had their initials, ages and home addresses publicly disclosed on WhatsApp and other social media platforms. Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy Researcher Wahyudi Djafar claimed the exposures stem from a lack of privacy legislation and defined restrictions on what types of personal information can't be shared. "Even if some laws regulate about privacy, the material is limited and often contradictory because they don’t follow the same principle of personal data protection," Djafar said.
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