Political Power in Legislation
Our national legislative process is fraught with transactions to maintain various interests. The elimination of General Election Law and ITE Law discussions from the national legislative program is just a minor example.
AS suspected, President Joko Widodo’s speech regarding the need to revise Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law has turned out to be just a lip service as the planned revision of the law that has sent many people to jail was dropped from the 2021 national legislative program or Prolegnas 2021.
Jokowi said in his speech on February 15 that he would work with the House of Representatives (DPR) to revise the ITE Law “if it ca...