Author: Foong Cheng Leong
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".
Courts debate what constitutes evidence in cases involving cyber-crime and consider how far freedom of expression actually goes in the virtual world.
Malaysia’s first Cyber Court opens a new chapter in the country’s legal annals.
It would be interesting to see how far the tort of harassment could help victims of stalking, harassment and cyberbullying, but it is really time for Malaysia to legislate against these acts, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.
If you’re wondering whether Uber and GrabCar services are legal in Malaysia, there is no express prohibition under the law to have software to connect users for rides on private cars, writes lawyer Foong Cheng Leong.
DNA columnist Foong Cheng Leong looks into the intricacies of tracing someone online, the rights of both victim and perpetrator, and how Section 114A applies.
The recent report that Malaysian police are investigating a Penang teenager under the Sedition Act 1948 for liking the ‘I love Israel’ Facebook page has raised more than a few eyebrows. DNA columnist Foong Cheng Leong looks at the legal implications.