Bread & Kaya
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.
2014 was another interesting year in cyberspace for Malaysia’s legal fraternity, with numerous charges being made against statements made online and offline, writes Foong Cheng Leong, who gives us a rundown.
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.
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.
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.
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
The fact that the week’s most-read story was about a ‘naughty’ blog and not one about the serious issues affecting the tech ecosystem has DNA founder Karamjit Singh bemused.