Foong Cheng Leong

Bread & Kaya: How the ‘new’ Sedition Act affects netizens
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.
Bread & Kaya: Malaysian cyberlaw cases in 2014
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.
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.
Kiki road rage: No justification for cyberbullying
The case of 'Kiki' and her abuse of 'Uncle Sim,' shown in a video that went viral last week, has Edwin Yapp wondering about the larger implications of cyberbullying and online harassment.
Unknown Caribbean company files for MH17 trademark
In the wake of the MH17 tragedy, opportunism rears its ugly head – Digital News Asia (DNA) has learnt that claims have been filed to trademark the terms 'MH17' and 'MH370.' Gabey Goh reports.
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) Apple moves to trademark the term ‘startup’ in Malaysia
(Originally published Aug 30, 2013) This story, the DNA’s most-read story of 2013, clearly struck a nerve with the startup community in Malaysia, and called into greater focus the lackadaisical attitude many local outfits have toward intellectual property rights.  
(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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