News & Updates

Find news and updates here. This is a space where we discuss the current situations of how technology affects human rights in the region. It is also a space for updates on our work.

October 29, 2019
Lessons Learned from Data Breach in Southeast Asia: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
In 2019, two major data breach incidents happened at the regional level. One was Sephora, a well-known cosmetics retailer that has branches all over the world. […]
October 22, 2019
Flawed Step Forward: SIM Card Registration in the Deep South of #Thailand
What if you are told to give up your personal data otherwise you will not be able to use your phone to communicate? This is happening […]
October 7, 2019
Private Browsing Mode: Is It Really Private?
Have you ever felt like you want more privacy when you search online and visit certain websites? You probably realize that you can use the private […]
September 23, 2019
Joint Press Release: The Governments Should Hold Lion Air Responsible over Recent Data Breach Affecting Millions Customers
For Immediate Release: 23/09/2019 Joint Press Release The Governments Should Hold Lion Air Responsible over Recent Data Breach Affecting Millions Customers DigitalReach and Southeast Asia Freedom […]
September 4, 2019
What is the (Real) Point of an Internet Shutdown?
On August 21, 2019, Indonesia ordered internet services to be temporarily blocked in Papua before partially lifting it on September 5, 2019. This incident followed similar […]
August 30, 2019
Understanding Cookies and How to Protect Your Privacy – A Basic Guide
Imagine that you want to go to this newly open restaurant in your neighborhood and want to find the reviews of those who have been there. […]