Indonesian President Joko Widodo has submitted a draft data protection law to the country's House of Representatives. Minister of Communication and Information Johnny Plate said the country will join Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines as Southeast Asian countries with data protection laws once the legislation is passed. The bill includes the types of personal data it covers, data rights, the obligations and responsibilities of data controllers and processors, data transfers and requirements for data protection officers. The legislation is set to cover citizens both within Indonesia and those who are abroad. (Original articles are in Indonesian.)
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