Bread & Kaya
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.
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
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.
By the time you read this article, the Sedition (Amendment) Bill 2015 – which seeks to amend the Sedition Act 1948 – will be debated in Parliament. Foong Cheng Leong looks at the implications for Malaysian netizens.