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Despite ban, social media to stay open

  • Safrin La Batu and Anton Hermansyah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, July 17 2017 | 12:01 am

PREMIUM Responding to widespread concern that the Communications and Information Ministry’s decision to block messaging app Telegram was a precursor to a blanket ban on popular platforms like YouTube and Facebook, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo made assurances on Sunday that the new policy would not affect other social media platforms.

“There’s no block targeted at other social media plat...