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Press freedom: Free privacy and security for journos, courtesy of F-Secure
In view of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, F-Secure is offering journalists free VPN subscriptions for one year.
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.  
Indonesia tightens its censorship grip on the Internet
Indonesia’s tightening grip on the Internet goes back more than a year when the Ministry of Information and Communication unveiled a regulation to purportedly “promote safe and healthy use of the Internet.”
Censorship in Malaysia: Expect the walls to close in further
Malaysians should be very concerned with the increased cases of Internet censorship by the Government in recent months, signalling worse days ahead for freedom of expression and information in the country, CIJ warns.
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.
SEA journalists being targeted by hackers, state agencies
Journalists in South-East Asia are being heavily targeted not just by cybercriminals, but also state-sponsored hackers, according to a security report released today by US-based FireEye Inc.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Net censorship: BBC story on kangkung fiasco blocked?
Netizens in Malaysia are having difficulty accessing a BBC story on Prime Minister Najib Razak being derided online for a comment on rising prices, raising fears that the Internet was being censored in the country.
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.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light
The arrests of journalists in Malaysia has only convinced DNA editor Gabey Goh that it is even more crucial for her to stand up.
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.
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