Author: Foong Cheng Leong

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.
Bread & Kaya: Cyberstalking, harassment … and road rage
There is no specific Malaysian law that criminalises stalking and harassment, and It's time for the Parliament to look into this before it’s too late, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
(2013 Top 10 Story) The law and the Sweet Young Malaysian Girls blog
Netizens are riled up over the blog that posted pictures of young Malaysian girls, many of them minors, but determining which laws could be applied against the blogger in question is a challenge, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
Bread & Kaya: A look at Malaysian cyberlaw cases
A summary of the plethora of Malaysian cases involving the online world in 2013 The Government still needs to look at legislation to address many other issues Bread & Kaya by Foong Cheng Leong  
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