Tag: invasion of privacy

  • Phone tapping is the issue, not PKR-Umno pact, says Zaid

    I was asked by Free Malaysia Today to add in to the alleged leaked voice recording of political parties leaders, Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and PKR president Anwar Ibrahim. It was reported that the voice recording was of the two presidents but the source of the leakage is unknown. Zahid Hamidi has claimed that…

  • Bread & Kaya: 2019 Malaysian Cyber Law Cases

    – Launch of Lexscout.com for public to search unreported Court judgments & lawsuits – Emergence of new businesses in digital economy sees new rules, regulations, Court cases – 2014 fatwa directing MCMC to block certain sites, deemed not contravening law – Movement Control Order to generate more cyber & IT related disputes in the Court…

  • BFM Podcast: I DUNNO, I’M JUST FORWARDING

    India wants to monitor, intercept and track WhatsApp messages in a bid to curb the spread of misinformation. As you can imagine, this has caused quite the furore but you might be interested to know that some good could also come from the move. Produced by: Sumitra Selvaraj Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sumitra Selvaraj,…

  • 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…

  • BFM Podcast: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR SEX TAPE IS PUBLISHED?

    I was interviewed by BFM Radio to talk about invasion of privacy in Malaysia and the podcast was published on 27 April 2016. Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device. On March 21th, a six-person jury awarded Hulk Hogan, the stage name of retired…

  • What happened to Teoh Beng Hock’s Right to Privacy?

    First published on LoyarBurok This is perhaps one of the many issues raised in the Teoh Beng Hock Royal Commission Report (“TBHRCI”) that did not receive wide attention. I have read a few commentaries on TBHRCI but I did not see anyone raising the issue of privacy in the interrogation of Mr Teoh Beng Hock…

  • Lew Cher Phow @ Lew Cha Paw & Ors v Pua Yong Yong & Anor

    First published on 10 March 2010 (Johor Bahru High Court Suit No. MT4-22-510-2007) In this case, the Plaintiffs and the Defendants were neighbours. The High Court had dismissed an application by the Plaintiffs who applied for an order for interlocutory injunction to restrain the Defendants from installing any CCTV cameras at the Defendants’ house which…