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[Singapore] AIC Submits Comments on the Guide to Managing Data Intermediaries (DIs) under the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) (June 2020)

July 19, 2020

[The Philippines] AIC Submits Comments on the Act on Fiscal Regime and Taxation of the Digital Economy (June 2020)

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments on the Act on Fiscal Regime and Taxation of the Digital Economy in the Philippines. The purpose of this submission is to… Read more →

[India] AIC Submits Comments to address concerns of non-resident e-commerce operators on the provisions for Tax Deducted at Source under section 194-O of the Income-tax Act (June 2020)

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) is an industry association that represents leading global internet companies on matters of public policy. To further its mission of fostering innovation, promoting economic growth,… Read more →

[Bangladesh] AIC Submits a Joint Letter with US Chamber on the Draft Information Privacy and Security Rules, 2019 (July 2020)

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”), have submitted a joint letter to Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (“GoB”), and in particular the… Read more →

[Bangladesh] AIC Submits Comments on the Digital Security Agency Rules, 2020 and Information Privacy and Security Rules, 2019 (July 2020)

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) has submitted comments to the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh (“GoB”) on Digital Security Agency Rules, 2020 (“DSA Rules 2020”) and the draft Information… Read more →

[The World Bank] AIC Submits Comments to the Consultation on World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives (July 2020)

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) submitted comments and recommendations to the Consultation on World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives (“Consultation”). With changing data landscape that will benefit people in… Read more →

[USTR] AIC Submits Comments and Recommendations to USTR’s Initiation of Section 301 Investigations of Digital Services Taxes (DST) [Docket Number USTR-2020-0022] July 2020

July 19, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments to the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) on the investigations into digital services taxes under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. We… Read more →

[Pakistan] AIC Submits Comments on Pakistan’s Data Protection Bill 2020 (June 2020)

June 15, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments on the Public Consultation on Pakistan’s Data Protection Bill 2020 (the “Draft Bill“) to the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (“MoITT”)…. Read more →

[Media Statement] AIC comment on Thailand’s Digital Tax Move (10 June 2020)

June 10, 2020

Thailand has approved a draft bill requiring foreign digital service providers that earn more than THB 1.8 million (USD 57,434.59) per year from providing digital services in the country to pay… Read more →

[Pakistan] AIC Submits Comments on Pakistan Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 (June 2020)

June 5, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments and recommendations on PTA’s survey questionnaire regarding the Pakistan Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 (“Rules”). We feel that this important topic… Read more →

AIC and more than 30 Technology and Business Trade Associations Issued G20 Recommendations for Promoting Innovation, Digital Technologies, and Trade (June 2020)

June 4, 2020

Global industry welcomes the renewed discussions at the G20 in 2020 on the role of digital technologies in promoting economic growth through cross-border innovation and trade. G20 2019 was a… Read more →

[Singapore] AIC Submits Comments on Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Bill 2020 (May 2020)

June 2, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments to the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) and the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) on the Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Bill… Read more →