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Lawyers for Liberty crank up heat on MCMC
Lawyers for Liberty urge new Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Minister to investigate Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission for wrongdoings.
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".
False registration of SIM cards on the rise, CFM warns
Some agents and dealers are using consumers’ personal information to register fake accounts for sale to their other customers, CFM warned.
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.  
Spurned by Medium, MCMC strikes back, users suffer
Blog-publishing Medium has been blocked in Malaysia, a sign that the country is not quite ready for the bigger world out there, writes A. Asohan.
Service providers lax on complaints, CFM wants review
CFM has filed a review of the General Consumer Code of Practice for the Communications and Multimedia Industry Malaysia (GCC) with industry regulator MCMC in a bid increase service provider efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.
Malaysia: The velvet glove comes off the iron fist
Malaysia’s ruling coalition, the Barisan Nasional, bulldozed and bullied its way into passing a raft of legislations last week, sending a very clear message to the people it is supposedly sworn to protect and serve: Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Arrests of journalists: Najib goes one better than Dr M
The arrest of three TMI editors sets a mark: Malaysia now has one of the most repressive regimes in South-East Asia, writes A. Asohan.
Malaysians need their MPs to be on the ball come Oct
A major announcement was made last week in Parliament that would have probably slipped the notice of most Malaysians, but which may have dire repercussions for freedom of expression on the Internet, writes A. Asohan.
(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.
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