Month: August 2016

  • BFM Podcast: LANDMARK #3: INSULTS

    I was interviewed by BFM Radio to talk about online insults and the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 on 18 July 2016. Last month, a 76-year-old man was arrested by the police for allegedly posting an insulting picture in a Whatsapp group chat. The man, identified as Pa Ya in media reports, was arrested in […]

  • SPAD proposal to rename Uber, Grab raises eyebrows

    I was quoted by The Malay Mail Online on the Land Public Transport Commission’s (SPAD) proposal to rename Uber and Grab in their article SPAD proposal to rename Uber, Grab raises eyebrows. Lawyer Foong Cheng Leong told Malay Mail Online that while SPAD could rename both services, it would take more than just a directive […]

  • Bread & Kaya: Cyberbullying, stalking and sexual harassment

    Bread & Kaya: Cyberbullying, stalking and sexual harassment By Foong Cheng Leong | Jun 28, 2016 – Current laws narrowly and vaguely defines harassment – It is high time Malaysia legislates against it In Mohd Ridzwan bin Abdul Razak v Asmah Binti HJ. Mohd Nor (Kuala Lumpur Civil Suit No. 23NCVC-102-12/2011), the Defendant alleged that […]