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Govt seeks to criminalize netizens for posting memes

  • Haeril Halim

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, September 26 2016 | 08:19 am

While the government and the House of Representative have failed to comply with the public’s call to revoke the controversial defamation article from the 2008 Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) Law, they have introduced further threats to freedom of expression by including a punishment for people posting texts, pictures, videos and memes deemed to incite fear or cause embarrassment in...

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