Statements

[India] AIC Submits Comments on the Report by the Committee of Experts on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework (Sept 2020)

October 25, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) and its members express our sincere gratitude to the Government of India for the opportunity to submit comments on India’s Non-Personal Data Governance Framework. AIC… Read more →

[India] AIC Submits Comments on National Digital Health Mission: Health Data Management Policy (Sept 2020)

October 25, 2020

The AIC is an industry association composed of leading Internet and technology companies. AIC seeks to promote the understanding and resolution of Internet and ICT policy issues in the Asia… Read more →

[Bangladesh] AIC Submits Comments to AMTOB on Benefits of Caching and Request to Expedite Caching Approvals in Bangladesh (Sept 2020)

October 25, 2020

There is a strong need for engagement with the regulators in Bangladesh on this issue, so as to enable a system that recognizes the importance of caching, and facilitates a… Read more →

AIC expresses concerns to PM Khan re: Pakistan Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 (Oct 2020)

October 6, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) is deeply concerned by a recent press report indicating that the Pakistan government is ready to approve new Rules to remove or block unlawful social… Read more →

[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 →