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Two Indonesian women jailed, fined for social media posts

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Careful what you post: One woman was jailed for complaints about her husband to a friend over Facebook messenger chat and another one fined for an angry outburst on social networking app Path

GUILTY. Wisni Yetty outside a court in Bandung on March 31, 2015, after being sentenced to 5 months in jail for a Facebook messenger conversation. Photo by Yuli Saputra/Rappler

Dipenjara karena LINE?

Feb 06, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Apakah seseorang dapat dipenjara akibat tulisannya dalam sebuah grup chatting?

Alwi Rahman, saksi ahli kasus persidangan LINE di Kabupaten Gowa, Makassar, 5 Februari 2015. Foto oleh Mansyur Rahim/Rappler

Pemerintah rencana revisi UU ITE tahun ini

Feb 03, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Masih ingat Prita Mulyasari? Atau mahasiswi UGM Florence Sihombing? Keduanya dijerat dengan Pasal 27 ayat 3 UU ITE mengenai penghinaan dan pencemaran nama baik di dunia maya Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Rudiantara mengatakan pasal yang sudah menjatuhkan 74 korban ini akan direvisi tahun ini

Menkominfo Rudiantara saat diwawancarai wartawan di kantor TVRI pada Kamis, 5 November 2014. Foto oleh Uni Lubis

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 6, 2015

Jan 06, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The latest news on AirAsia QZ8501 a massive drug bust involving 800kg of crystal meth reports that Indonesian actors will appear in the new Star Wars film and more

MASSIVE HAUL. Police confiscated 800 kilograms of methampetamine from an international drug syndicate arrested in West Jakarta on Jan. 5, 2015. Photo by Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 5, 2014

Dec 05, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Online freedom declines in Indonesia 3 foreign vessels set to be sunk in Riau an order to install GPS devices on all Jakarta cabs and more

IN COURT. Former Indonesian Vice President Boediono (C), who also was former governor of Bank Indonesia, testifies during the trial of former Bank Indonesia deputy governor Budi Mulia at the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court in May 2014. File photo by EPA

How to 'fix' online defamation law? Minister outlines options

Nov 27, 2014 - 7:22 PM

The problem says Communications Minister Rudiantara is the lack of socialization or understanding of the law that has seen people jailed for comments made on social media

SOCIAL MEDIA ISSUES. Indonesian social media users have found themselves jailed for posting offensive comments. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Cyberbullying in the 'social media capital of the world'

Sep 19, 2014 - 4:47 PM

Shaming other people for their mistakes or identifying what is morally wrong and right is a new trend of social media usage in Indonesia

Di balik kasus Florence, ada ancaman untuk kita semua?

Sep 04, 2014 - 5:45 PM

Setiap hari saya membaca keluh kesah teman teman saya soal kemacetan Jakarta soal banjir ibukota dan soal perilaku masyarakatnya yang menyebalkan Apakah mereka juga harus ditangkap karena telah menyebar kebencian?

SOCIAL MEDIA SAVVY. Indonesia has 69 million Facebook users and more than 15 million Twitter users. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Student jailed after post on social media app Path

Sep 01, 2014 - 2:50 PM

An Indonesian student has been detained for allegedly defaming Yogyakarta after she called the city poor stupid and uncultured in a post on social media app Path

LONG QUEUE. Indonesian motorists wait for their turn to fill up their motorbikes with subsidized fuel at a gas station in Yogyakarta on Aug. 27, 2014. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA