Author: Foong Cheng Leong
Commercial crime has not been spared by the cyber world as cases involving e-commerce and the hospitality sector show.
Offences in the cyber world are proliferating as Courts deal with online scams, sedition, sex bloggers and naughty e-hailing drivers.
The speed and reach of the internet, along with its ease of use has seen a rise in defamatory online postings that went viral.
Bread & Kaya: 2018 Malaysia Cyber-law and IT Cases - Fake news, private information & instant messaging
As the internet reaches further and deeper into our lives, the country’s legal eagles have stepped in to deal with a slew of cyber- and IT-related offences.
Chatime’s public spat, an intellectual property dispute over the intangible rights of the franchise system, is the focus of Foong Cheng Leong’s column this month.
Bread & Kaya: Dear Attorney General Tommy Thomas, we need to speak about our Malaysia cyberlaw and IT laws reforms
Foong Cheng Leong reminds the Malaysian AG that there are a number of cyber and IT laws that need his urgent attention.
Bread & Kaya: 2017 Cyberlaw cases Pt3 – sexual offences against children and computer crimes.
Part 2 of the review of 2017 Cyberlaw cases sees Uber taken to court and an emoji making its debut appearance.
Over 50 cyber related cases files in 2017 in Kuala Lumpur High Court
Our columnist asserts that the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA), in particular s. 233, does not attach any liability to a group chat admin for spreading "false news".