Indonesia: Public identification subjects first two cases to abuse


The first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia and their neighbours became the targets of media coverage and social media abuse after their personal details were spread via WhatsApp and other social media soon after the President announced the positive tests results - before anyone told the patients themselves. The Health Ministry denied responsibility for the data breach.


Writer: Ardilla Syakriah, Rizki Fachriansyah, and Muh. Ibnu Aqil
Publication: Jakarta Post