Yesterday, I visited Teman Ahok’s headquarters and met two of their founding members. I had made an appointment to witness my identity (ID) card data erased. This was a request I made following the news that the Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama would no longer run in the 2017 gubernatorial race as an independent candidate. It was clear to me that Teman Ahok no longer needed my personal data for the purpose of endorsing Ahok as an independent, hence the request and the visit. Here’s what I learned from that encounter.To subscribe please click here