Urgency of Private Data Protection In The Digital Communication Era

  • Flora Pricilla Kalalo Faculty of Law, Sam Ratulangi University, Manado
  • Frans Maramis Faculty of Law, Sam Ratulangi University, Manado
Keywords: Personal Data, Privacy Rights


The purpose of this paper is to find out how the basis for personal data protection and the urgency of its protection in the era of digital communication now, which is the normative legal research method concluded that personal data is constitutionally protected by The 1945 Constitution in Article 28G paragraph (1) and Article 28H paragraph (4) , as well as by Law, especially Law No. 11 Year 2008 concerning Information and Electronic Transactions in Article 26, where the urgency of protecting personal data as part of Privacy rights/privacy rights because: a. interference with personal data results in financial losses due to fraud, etc. b. the community right now also seems to be more sensitive so that it is easier to file criminal reports and/ or civil lawsuits because there needs to be more certainty about what personal data is protected; and c. disruption of personal data has great potential to cause citizens to feel disturbed and uncomfortable, thereby disrupting government efforts to encourage the development of digital communications reception; where the regulation should be in the form of a Law, the Law on the Protection of Personal Data, which will be a companion to the Information and Electronic Transactions Law, which makes guidelines for details of personal data that need to be protected and need to be included in the provisions criminal offenses relating to certain acts that violate personal data.

How to Cite
Kalalo, F. P., & Maramis, F. (2019). Urgency of Private Data Protection In The Digital Communication Era. International Journal of Global Community, 2(3-November), 261 - 268. Retrieved from https://www.riksawan.com/IJGC-RI/index.php/IJGC-RI/article/view/49