Tag: s233 Communications and Multimedia Act 1998
I was asked by TV3 to comment on the laws relating to doxing in Malaysia. You may watch the full coverage below.
Bread & Kaya: 2018 Malaysia Cyber-Law And IT Cases – Fake News, Private Information & Instant Messaging
THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws. The new Government withdrew numerous charges under s.233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, especially against those who had allegedly spoke against the previous Government. The Anti-Fake News Act 2018 that was introduced before the 14th…
Bread & Kaya: Dear Attorney General Tommy Thomas, we need to speak about our Malaysia cyberlaw and IT laws reforms
By Foong Cheng Leong | Jun 22, 2018 – Act is clearly against the very fundamental principal of “innocent until proven guilty” – Need law to curb creation of fake news, especially if created to stoke racial or religious sentiments Repeal of 114A of Evidence Act 1950 WHEN s. 114A was introduced in the Parliament…
By Foong Cheng Leong | Mar 30, 2018 – Sending death threats using someone else’s mobile phone is not OK – 2018 will mark interesting year for cyber related cases including Uber driver suing Uber THE first statute in Malaysia to use the term “social media” is part of the law designed to protect children…