Digital Discourses Blandina Lintang Setianti (Indonesia)
Data Privacy Concepts and Regulation
The moderated panel discussion will focus on various aspects of regulating commercial and governmental use of data. In this context, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is often seen as a benchmark with several nations drawing inspiration from it. But what have we learned so far about how these new rules hold up in practice? What is Southeast Asia's stance in the debate? In the global flow of user data, does it matter where data is physically stored? And are there any alternative models to data ownership and access?
Blandina Lintang Setianti is a researcher at the Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM), a human rights organization in Indonesia since 1993.
In the past five years, Lintang has been actively involved in several research and advocacy projects related to internet policy in Indonesia. These include topics such as the right to privacy and freedom of expression in the online world, including internet content policies and gender issues concerning the use of internet technology.
In 2019 Lintang joined the International Visitor Leadership Program of the United States government on the subject of cyber security policy. Lintang is graduated from the Faculty of Law at Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung.