Tag: IT profession

  • Computing Professionals Bill 2011 – Latest Update

    The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) recently announced the concerns on Computing Professionals Bill 2011 highlighted by relevant stakeholders. The major issues of concern raised were: (i) Clear definition of the powers of the Board and interpretation of the terms in the Bill; (ii) Defining the rules and regulations of the Bill; (iii) […]

  • IT lawyers prefer self-regulation to gov’t body

    Malaysiakini, 12 Nov 2011: http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/183927 Two legal experts specialising in the information technology (IT) industry said that a self-regulating body to guide the industry was better than a federal government-led body as proposed in the draft Computing Professionals Bill 2011. In an article on the Loyar Burok website, lawyers Foong Cheng Leong and Joachim Leong wrote that […]

  • Computing Professionals Bill 2011 – Ambiguity, Arbitrariness and Uncertainty

    First published on LoyarBurok on 11 December 2011 There has been a public outcry on the Computing Professionals Bill. Some of the fears are unfounded while others, quite genuine. Foong Cheng Leong, an IT lawyer and Joachim Leong, a non-practicing lawyer cum Consultant for Denning IT dissect the Bill. In their views, the main concerns […]