Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Data Privacy Law in the Application of Smart City in Indonesia

Author(s): Sinta Dewi Rosadi, Suhardi, Samuel Andi Kristyan

Smart cities have the ability to transform data of the physical world into data in the cyber world and monitor it in real time, also contribute to intelligent services for users in terms of entertainment, transportation, and health care, the environment and energy. However, concerns arise about the security, because intelligent city apps not only collect sensitive information from people and their environments, but also affect people's lives. One of the main challenges on the smart city application is the privacy where the smart city infrastructure enables to monitor and surveillance a massive data that can share, process, generate, and analyse large amounts of personal data such as their geo location, characteristics, activities and if it links this data together, it could create profiles or people that against their privacy right. The result is found that in the application of smart city in Indonesia, data privacy is still at stake since Indonesia has not yet had a specific data privacy law that will provide maximum protection.

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