Date Activity Region
20 Jun 2014

AIC Comments on Vietnam's Draft decree on Information Technology Services

Our comments on the Draft decree on Information Technology Services. The AIC aims to be a relevant partner to the Vietnamese government as i...

24 Feb 2014

AIC Fellow Report on IT Rules vis-à-vis International Standards: India’s Intermediary Liability Regime

India’s Information Technology Act was amended in 2011 under Section 79, the ‘safe harbor’ provision. The rules were notified to conta...

07 Feb 2014

AIC Comments on the Proposed Framework to Restrict Remote Gambling

The AIC aims to be a relevant partner to the Singapore Government as it reviews and develops regulations and measures to control the problem...

07 Feb 2014

AIC Comments on the Proposed Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014

The Asia Internet Coalition (“AIC”) welcomes the opportunity to provide our feedback to the proposed Copyright Amendment Bill 2014. The ...

23 Dec 2013

AIC Comments on Vietnam's Advertising Decree 181

Our comments on Decree 181/2013/ND-CP, issued by the Government on 14 November 2013, providing Details on the Implementation of a Number of ...

18 Dec 2013

AIC Signatory to Indonesia PP82 Data Centre Letter

AIC was on of the signatories in support of a letter along with other organisations including American Chamber of Commerce, the US Chamber o...

05 Dec 2013

AIC Signatory to CAPEC Letter:Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) De Minimis

From 7 - 10 Dec 2013, regional government leaders attended the TPP Ministerial in Singapore. AIC was one of the signatories in support of a ...

05 Dec 2013

AIC presentation at the OTT Indonesia Telecommunications Business

Asia Internet Coalition Executive Director Professor John Ure's presentation at the OTT in Indonesia Telecommunications Business at Mastel...

26 Nov 2013

AIC Comments to Vietnam Decree 72 Implementation Circular

Our comments on the Decree 72 on the Management, Provision and Use of Internet Services and Information Content Online (Decree 72/2013-ND-...

11 Nov 2013

AIC Comments to the HK LEGCO Copyright Bill dialogue

Hong Kong has a strong tradition of freedom of expression; a parody exception will bolster its status regionally and internationally as a ...

18 Oct 2013

AIC Comment in Bloomberg: Why Hasn't Asia Produced Its Own Facebook

As with so many other industries -- medical tourism, electric cars, phablets -- Asia is widely considered to be the future of the Internet. ...

08 Oct 2013

AIC Presentation: Cross Border Data Flows & International Trade: Developing New Rules for an Internet Economy

Cross Border Data Flows & International Trade: Developing New Rules for an Internet Economy 8th-9th October, Singapore 2013...

01 Oct 2013

AIC Comments on the Proposed Amendments to Thailand’s Copyright Act B.E. 2537

The AIC believes that the Amendments to the Copyright Act B.E. 2537 (the “Copyright Act”) was proposed with good intentions to strengthe...

25 Sep 2013

Asia Internet Coalition Japan (AICJ) established

The Asia Internet Coalition Japan (AICJ) was established on September 25, 2013 by seven Internet companies (see appendix). Its mission is to...

04 Sep 2013

AIC presentation to Asia Pacific Regional Internet Global Forum (APrIGF)

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23 Aug 2013

AIC welcomes two new members: Salesforce and LinkedIn

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23 Aug 2013

AIC Comments on the Draft Cybercrime Law for Cambodia

Security is fundamental to ensuring that Internet users have a good experience online and that their personal information is protected. ...

21 Aug 2013

AIC Supports the Hong Kong Computer and Communications Festival 2013

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21 Aug 2013

AIC Comments on the Proposed Regulatory Regime for Stored Value Facilities and Retail Payment Systems in Hong Kong

We support the stated policy objectives in the Consultation Paper that are driving the intent to develop a new regime for regulating Store...

07 Aug 2013

AIC Welcomes Its Inaugural India Fellows

The Asia Internet Coalition is pleased to announce its two Fellows, Shehla Rashid Shora and Astik Sinha. They will analyse the policy enviro...

05 Aug 2013

AIC Statement on Vietnam's Internet Services Mgt Decree No. 72

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22 Jul 2013

AIC comments on Vietnam's Draft “Law on Information Security,” version 2.22, issued on May 22, 2013

Since technology evolves very rapidly, we suggest that the law avoids being overly prescriptive in order to allow flexibility by companies...

12 Jul 2013

AIC report: Trade In The Digital Age: Helping Small Businesses Think Big

AIC Releases Report: Trade in the Digital Age – Helping Small Businesses Think Big...

10 Jul 2013

Policy Brief from #MyFreeInternet on Singapore's new online news site licensing regime

AIC reproduces a Policy Brief from #MyFreeInternet at their invitation. We find it a reasoned and argued response to the decision of the MCI...

03 Jul 2013

Asia Internet Coalition announces its inaugural India Fellowship Programme 2013

Singapore, 1 Apr 2013 - The Asia Internet Coalition today announced the launch of its Inaugural India Fellowship Program 2013. The Fellowshi...

03 Jul 2013

AIC's Global Launch of EIU Report “Good to Grow: The environment for Asia’s Internet Businesses”

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) released an EIU-commisioned report today in Delhi. The EIU researched why Asia’s internet businesses see...

14 Jun 2013

AIC Open Letter to Singapore's MIC on Government’s new licensing framework for online news sites

The AIC is very concerned by the recent move by the government to introduce a licensing regime for online news sites. The Asia Internet Coal...

07 Jun 2013

AIC Comments on Vietnam's Draft Internet Decree on Internet Services and Online Information

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05 Jun 2013

AIC Response to Public Consultation on Proposed Business Operation of the Singapore DNC Registry

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15 Apr 2013

AIC Policy Statement for the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12)

The outcome of WCIT-12 (World Conference on International Telecommunications) held in Dubai in December 2012 was, to say the least, controv...

11 Apr 2013

AIC Comments on the HK Code of Practice on UEMO

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) wishes to make the following comment and proposed revision to the Proposed Revisions on the Code of Condu...

08 Apr 2013

AIC Response to the Indonesia Draft Ministerial Regulation on Domain Name Management

Response to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology's call for comments on the Draft Ministerial Regulation on Domain Name ...

02 Mar 2013

AIC Response to the HK Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011 Code of Practice for Service Providers Second Draft

We are thankful for the opportunity to contribute our views to the second draft of the Code of Practice for Service Providers to be publishe...

23 Feb 2013

AIC Comments on Vietnam's Draft Law on the sanctioning of Admin Violations in the Mgt, Provision and Use of Internet Svs and Online Info (2nd submission)

AIC expresses thanks for the continued willingness of the Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) to listen to concerns and suggest...

08 Feb 2013

AIC Seminar in Jakarta on Internet Safety (Seminar Internet Sehat dan Aman)

On 7-8 February 2012, AIC ran a joint two-day workshop in Jakarta on using the Internet safely for children and families. The event was co-s...

01 Jan 2013

AIC Letter to the Singapore Government (EDB) on the ITRs

We note that Singapore has signed the revised ITU Regulations (ITRs) at the recent World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCI...

24 Dec 2012

AIC Comments on Philippines' Data Privacy Act

An Act Protecting Individual Personal Information In Information And Communications Systems In The Government And The Private Sector, Crea...

25 Oct 2012

AIC Comments on Vietnam's Draft Law on the sanctioning of Admin Violations in the Mgt Provision and Use of Internet Svcs and Online Info

AIC is concerned that the proposed decree is unclear about which provisions apply to global internet companies and contains broad definition...

01 Sep 2012

AIC Welcomes Facebook Inc. as Latest Member

Asia Internet Coalition welcomes Facebook Inc. as our latest member. Together with Yahoo, Google, eBay and Skype, the Coalition now boasts s...

06 Jul 2012

AIC Comments on China's Draft Internet Information Service Management Rules

The AIC recognizes the importance of the internet as a driver for innovation and economic growth. The Boston Consulting Group reported in 20...

13 Jun 2012

AIC Statement on Malaysia's Amendment to Evidence Act

The AIC has supported a public forum to discuss the Evidence Act amendments in Malaysia. The amendments have generated a significant level o...