Sharmilla Ganesan

BFM Podcast: CAN YOU GET INTO TROUBLE FOR AN ONLINE COMMENT?



This question follows the recent judgement by the courts to hold Malaysiakini responsible for comments made by readers on its online portal. Lawyer Foong Cheng Leong helps us figure out whether individuals could also be held legally accountable.

Produced by: Kelvin Yee
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn

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  1. Peguam Negara Malaysia v Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd & Anor (Setting aside ex parte leave order to allow contempt proceedings to commence against the Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd and its Chief Editor)
  2. Peguam Negara Malaysia v Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd & Anor (Majority)
  3. Peguam Negara Malaysia v Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd & Anor (Minority)

BFM Podcast: FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE A THREAT TO HUMAN RIGHTS?

A new report by Amnesty International has warned that Facebook and Google’s omnipresent surveillance of billions of people poses a systemic threat to human rights. Is it time for a radical transformation of the tech giants’ core business model?

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Juliet Jacobs, Sharmilla Ganesan



BFM Podcast: I DUNNO, I’M JUST FORWARDING

India wants to monitor, intercept and track WhatsApp messages in a bid to curb the spread of misinformation. As you can imagine, this has caused quite the furore but you might be interested to know that some good could also come from the move.

Produced by: Sumitra Selvaraj
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sumitra Selvaraj, Sharmilla Ganesan



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