Month: April 2019

  • Bread & Kaya: 2018 Malaysia Cyber-Law And IT Cases – Cyber-Defamation

    By Foong Cheng Leong April 26, 2019 In cyber-defamation cases, the High Court has granted damages between RM50K to RM100K Court assumes that you have published something if it originates from your email, Facebook, etc IN THIS second, of a four-part series, I will talk about the rise of cyber-defamation. The number of cyber-related tort cases filed […]

  • 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 […]


    Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia will consider reviewing the 9 year old Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) at the “Impact of EU-GDPR in Malaysia and Non-EU Countries”conference. The act was formulated back in 2010 and since, there has been a lot of development in the area of privacy and data protection. We […]

  • BFM Podcast: A New Social Media Law

    Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device. The government is thinking of having new legislation to curb social media misuse. We discuss what such laws could encompass. Produced by: Tasha FusilPresented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Kelvin Yee