Lawyers for Liberty urge new Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Minister to investigate Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission for wrongdoings.
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".
Some agents and dealers are using consumers’ personal information to register fake accounts for sale to their other customers, CFM warned.
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.