Juridical Review of the Crime of Using Photos and Images Legal Hijacking of Other People's Social Media Accounts Number 19 of 2016 concerning Information and Electronic Transactions


  • I Nyoman Sunarta Faculty Of Law Mahasaraswati Denpasar University


Indonesian Law about Information and Electronic Transaction, Piracy, Law Enforcement


Indonesian Law Number 19 of 2016 aboutInformation and Electronic Transactions (UU ITE) was born by considering the demands of the needs of information technology users, which aims to provide legal protection for information technology users who are considered the most vulnerable group to crime spread on social media, one of which is the crime of using photos and hijacking other people's social media accounts. At present, there are many cases of photo theft that are used to commit fraud and make social media a facility for these crimes, but efforts to prevent the development of these crimes are only focused on written legal texts without any systematic effort to realize what was the initial goal. This research aims to determine the juridical review of the crime of using photos and hijacking other people's social media accounts according to Indonesian Law Number 19 of 2016 about Information and Electronic Transactions. This research is a normative juridical research with secondary data. The research method uses literature study by collecting legal materials and information in the form of primary, secondary, and tertiary legal materials. To get a clear explanation, the data were then arranged systematically and analyzed using descriptive methods