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Jakarta Post

Public told not to worry about sending emails

  • The Jakarta Post

    Jakarta

  /   Mon, June 8 2009   /  11:10 am

The Ministry of information and Communications urged the public on Sunday not to worry about communicating through email. "There is no reason for the public to worry, or be afraid to use telecommunication services or to communicate electronically," ministry spokesman, Gatot S. Dewa Broto, said in Jakarta. Gatot said such an assurance was needed to calm public fear of expressing their opinion openly, something that has been the subject of nationwide public outcry in recent days. Gatot said that such an assurance was also important as there has been a rising trend of sending complaints through email rather than through the post. "Legal regulations on individuals and groups of people or institutions to have privacy in communicating electronically are already strict enough," Gatot said as quoted by Antara. He further explained that if ...