Author: Foong Cheng Leong

Bread & Kaya: 2017 Cyberlaw Cases Pt2 – viral content, Uber and appearance of an emoji
Part 2 of the review of 2017 Cyberlaw cases sees Uber taken to court and an emoji making its debut appearance.
Bread & Kaya: 2017 Cyberlaw Cases – WhatsApp Messages and Customs TAP
Over 50 cyber related cases files in 2017 in Kuala Lumpur High Court  
Bread & Kaya: Are WhatsApp admins going to jail?
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".
Bread & Kaya (Part 2): 2016 Cyberlaw cases – Electronic evidence, news portals and legislation
Courts debate what constitutes evidence in cases involving cyber-crime and consider how far freedom of expression actually goes in the virtual world.
Bread & Kaya (Part 1): 2016 Cyberlaw cases – Cyber Court, Facebook fights and hacking
Malaysia’s first Cyber Court opens a new chapter in the country’s legal annals.
Bread & Kaya: Cyberbullying, stalking and sexual harassment
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.
Bread & Kaya: Malaysian cyberlaw updates in 2015
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.  
Bread & Kaya: Uber and GrabCar services legal in Malaysia?
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.
Bread & Kaya: Tracing someone online
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.
Bread & Kaya: Liking a Facebook page and the law
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.
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