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


Implementation of Digital Literacy Program for Communities in South Sumatra in 2021

Author(s): Isabella, Alfitri, Ardiyan Saptawan, Nengyanti

The development of advances in digital technology has reached all aspects of human life, starting from the economy, transportation, entertainment, and even education. For this reason, the government through the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has created a program to increase the community’s ability to use information and communication technology through the Digital Literacy Program in 2021. This program uses four pillars of literacy digital consisting of digital skills, digital safety, digital ethics and digital culture. This study uses a qualitative approach with descriptive analysis, which aims to describe and analyze the Implementation of Digital Policy for the Community in South Sumatra in 2021. The data collection technique in this research is through literature and documentation studies by utilizing books, journals, online news and reports on the implementation of digital literacy in South Sumatra in 2021. Overall the implementation of digital literacy in the field that there are still some obstacles, for example the lack of internet network signals in some areas. For this reason, efforts are needed from the government in expanding the internet network to all levels of society in the South Sumatra, so that people can follow the development of digital technology in all aspects of life.

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