Statements

[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 →

[Vietnam] AIC Submits Comments on Guidelines on Technical Criteria and Specifications for Cloud Computing Solutions for E-government (“Guidelines”) (May 2020)

June 2, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has submitted comments to the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC)’s Official Letter No. 1145/BTTTT-CATTT stipulating guidelines on a set of technical criteria and specifications… Read more →

[Media Statement] AIC comment on Vietnam’s Decree 72 on Internet services and online information (26 May 2020)

May 27, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has shared its concerns on the proposals to amend Decree 72  via a joint industry submission to the Government of Vietnam and Ministry of Information… Read more →

[Vietnam] AIC Submits Joint Industry Letter on Decree 72 of 2013 on the management, provision and use of Internet services and online information (Amendment) (“Decree No. 72/2013 / ND-CP) (May 2020)

May 25, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), American Chamber of Commerce Hanoi (AmCham Hanoi) and Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), (“us, we”) and its members submitted a joint industry… Read more →

[India] AIC Submission on proposal to amend the Information Technology Act, 2000 (May 2020)

May 25, 2020

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) and its members express our sincere gratitude to the Government of India and Ministry of Commerce and Industry for the opportunity to submit initial comments… Read more →

[Indonesia] AIC Submits Joint Industry Letter on Indonesia Digital Tax Liability Provisions in Government Regulation in lieu of law No. 1/2020 (May 2020)

May 25, 2020

The Joint industry letter was collectively sent by multiple associations comprising of the world’s most innovative companies, representing every part of the technology sector. Many of our companies are indigenous… Read more →