The Patient Data Protection from the Using of Big Data During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Indonesia
- 10.2991/assehr.k.210506.059How to use a DOI?
- Data Protection, Human Rights, Big Data, COVID-19, Indonesia, Patient
Big Data is a technology that accommodates large and complex databases to be analyzed by a computing system to construct a more concise information. Indonesia is not the only country that utilizes big data to compile databases from public, for instance, during COVID-19 Pandemic Indonesia has adopted and implemented an application named Peduli Lindungi as one of the effort of The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Indonesia together with The Ministry of State Owned Enterprises in assisting The Ministry of Health overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. However, it will create a significant problem if there is patient’s information/ datum leakage to the public. This is crucial for COVID-19 patients, as they may experience great injury both materially and immaterially. The publication of their data and identities through social media and news that had happened at the beginning of COVID-19’s entry to Indonesia, was an important affair for the Government to handle and prevent. Therefore, realizing that there is an urgency to tighten security towards personal information, it is decisive to have a legal protection as human rights provided by the government. This paper used A normative juridical approach in this legal writing. The analytical approach adopted is descriptive analytical based on International treaties and National Personal Data Security Regulations. The result of the study can be inferred that Big data is the answer key, a perfect technology, to assist the elimination of this catastrophe that is happening all over the world, as it is used for the advancement of data management in the world during COVID-19 Pandemic so that fair inspections and states needs can be fulfilled. There is, however, a risk for data leakage that causes public damages, and yet, Indonesia still does not have regulations specifying personal data. This makes the information processing through big data a matter of concern as the security is not guaranteed. Therefore, the government needs to be prompt and responsive in harmonizing the existing laws and regulations to ensure the right to personal data privacy guaranteed by the government, especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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TY - CONF AU - Jose Guardiola AU - Rica Donna PY - 2021 DA - 2021/05/08 TI - The Patient Data Protection from the Using of Big Data During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Law and Human Rights 2020 (ICLHR 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 453 EP - 461 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210506.059 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210506.059 ID - Guardiola2021 ER -