House, govt make progress on …

House, govt make progress on data protection bill: Minister

The Jakarta Post | 2020-09-08 08:30

Communications and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate has said the government enjoyed a "swift and dynamic" session with lawmakers at the House of Representatives while deliberating the data protection bill. The minister said the government and lawmakers had agreed on 66 inputs in the so-called problem inventory list (DIM) during the recent meeting. The House aims to complete the bill by November. Johnny expressed his gratitude to House Commission I, which oversees communications and information affairs, for the "swift and dynamic" deliberation of the bill. "The government is ready and the public is waiting for us to produce adequate legal protection to safeguard their personal data," Johnny said during Monday's meeting with lawmakers, according to a statement from the ministry. House Commission I deputy speaker Abdul Kharis Almasyhari, who also led the meeting, confirmed Johnny's…

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