Month: June 2012

  • Changes to Evidence Act will ‘chill ICT growth’

    In my effort to lobby for the withdrawal of the Evidence (Amedment) (No. 2) Act 2012, The Edge Daily reported the following:- Changes to Evidence Act will ‘chill ICT growth’ by theedgemalaysia.com on Thursday, 28 June 2012 09:00 KUALA LUMPUR: The recent amendments to the Evidence Act 1950 will have a “chilling effect” on the country’s development of […]

  • BFM Podcast: Internet Freedom & Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012

    I was interviewed by BFM Radio on Internet Freedom and Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012. Lawyer Foong Cheng Leong breaks down the Evidence Act to us, and explains how such regulations affect the ordinary Internet user in the country. Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen […]

  • LegalTech Forum 2012 – Giving Your Practice a 21st Century Byte

    This is my slides for the topic “Social Media Marketing for Lawyers” presented at the LegalTech Forum 2012. To download, please here

  • Internet: Guilty until proven innocent

    Following from the forum “Section 114A Evidence Act: Crime-busting or Online Control?” organised by Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Selangor Times reported the following:- Writer: Basil Foo Published: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 KUALA LUMPUR: Internet users whose accounts are hacked into will be presumed guilty for unlawful online posts by the actual perpetrators under recent […]

  • Lawyers: Act will result in more cautious Net users

    I was quoted in The Star’s recent article on the amendments of the Evidence Act 1950. PETALING JAYA: The newly-amended Evidence Act will potentially result in a wave of more cautious Internet users, say lawyers, as the onus is now on the person to prove they did not post or create offending material. If one […]

  • WiFi providers caught between Evidence Act, DBKL

    Following from the forum “Section 114A Evidence Act: Crime-busting or Online Control?” organised by Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Malaysiakini reported the following:- WiFi providers caught between Evidence Act, DBKL By Koh Jun Lin Operators of the bigger Kuala Lumpur eateries might as well surrender to the authorities once Section 114(a) of the Evidence Act […]

  • Podcast: Onus is on you to prove your cyber innocence

    I was interviewed by Malaysiakini in their podcast recently on the Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012. For our 15th Middle Malaysia podcast, we speak to Foong Cheng Leong, co-chair of the KL Bar IT Committee, about the new amendments to the Evidence Act. It was Foong who first broke the news about the new […]

  • Lets Talk – Amendments To The Evidence Act 1950

    I was recently interviewed by The Malaysian Observer.TV (also known as www.mobtv.my), an internet TV portal. You can see the video below. The new amendments to the Evidence Act 1950 that Parliament passed in April might force an innocent party to show that he is not the publisher. Vicims of stolen identity or hacking would […]

  • Public Forum – Section 114A Evidence Act: Crime-busting or Online Control?

    I will be speaking at the above event today. The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is organising a public forum on the newly introduced Section 114(a) of the Evidence Act 1950 which has a huge impact on the average Internet user. Our panel of experts will discuss the amendment and its implication on online expression […]

  • Registration of Copyright

    The Malaysian Copyright (Voluntary Notification) Regulations 2012 which provides for voluntarily notification of copyright is effective 1 June 2012. [Download: Copyright (Voluntary Notification) Regulations 2012]