Violation of Children's Privacy Rights in The Use of Infor-mation Technology According to International and National Law

Febilita Wulan Sari

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1


The development of the era of information technology and media at this time has a major impact, one of which is the violation of children's privacy rights. This study aims to find the legal aspects of children's privacy rights in the use of digital technology in the realm of international law and national law and how it is applied in Indonesia. The study conducted by the author is descriptive analytical with a normative juridical approach. It can be seen that international law has various provisions in the form of hard law and soft law that regulates the protection of children's rights, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Children's privacy rights in the use of information technology have not been implemented optimally because the law does not yet cover the protection of children's privacy. The data obtained from the use of information technology is sometimes misused or transferred to other parties who do not have the authority. The need to adopt various international provisions, both hard law and soft law, into national provisions that are in accordance with the needs of the Indonesian people. Encouraging the renewal of national provisions regarding the protection of children's privacy data considering the development of the current digital era which makes children's privacy data vulnerable.

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