Foong Cheng Leong
DNA welcomes lawyer Foong Cheng Leong as a contributor with his Bread & Kaya column, which looks at legal issues related to technology and intellectual property, amongst others. His debut column looks at the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) which comes into force Jan 1, 2013.
Deputy Minister of Higher Education Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said he would rally fellow Members of Parliament of the Barisan Nasional ruling coalition to call for a review of the recently-gazetted and contentious amendment to the Evidence Act 1950.
The Malaysian Government has gone ahead to gazette a controversial amendment to the Evidence Act 1950 despite the objections and concerns of the online community and civil advocates, who have said it would have a chilling effect on freedom of expression.