Month: March 2017

  • CCTVs in cinema are legal, but…

    I was quoted in an article entitled “CCTVs in cinema are legal, but…” the in Free Malaysia Today news portal on 21 March 2017. It was reported that Kuala Terengganu has finally had its first cinema in 20 years. However, CCTV cameras are installed in each of the cinema hall. The cameras will broadcast live […]

  • Creepshotting

    I was quoted in an article entitled “Cheap Shots” by Renyi Lim in ELLE Malaysia (March 2017). The article spoke about the practice of “creep shotting”, the act of taking picture of a person, generally a woman, without his or her knowledge or consent. I said:- “Unfortunately, creepshotting is not against the law or an […]

  • Bread & Kaya: 2016 Cyberlaw cases – Cyber Court, Facebook fights and hacking

    SEPT 1, 2016 marks the commencement of Malaysia’s first Cyber Court. Consequently, pending cases relating to cybercrime such as PP v Mohd Zaid bin Ibrahim (for a charge under s. 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 for allegedly making an offensive statement while calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak) was […]

  • Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee 2017/2018

    I am pleased to announce that I have been re-elected as a committee member of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee for the year 2017/2018. I have also been re-appointed to chair the Kuala Lumpur Information Technology and Publication Committee. This Committee will continue its development of the Kuala Lumpur Bar website, App and membership management […]

  • MY Legal History: Lecture on Traditions of The Bar by Dato Dr Peter Mooney – 28 February 2000

    Last year, I found a box full of cassettes at the Kuala Lumpur Bar Secretariat. They were recordings of various Kuala Lumpur Bar events in the late 1990s and early 2000 where smartphones were not widely available yet (perhaps not even in existence). One of the cassettes had the label “Lecture on Traditions of the […]