Internet Rights

Bread & Kaya: Cyberbullying, stalking and sexual harassment
It would be interesting to see how far the tort of harassment could help victims of stalking, harassment and cyberbullying, but it is really time for Malaysia to legislate against these acts, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
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.”
Spyware: Government denial despite the evidence
The Malaysian Government continues denying it purchased spyware from Hacking Team despite the mounting evidence, and this raises even more questions, writes Keith Rozario.
The Malaysian Government doesn’t buy spyware? Yeah, right
The Malaysian Government has denied buying spyware from the Hacking Team, but Keith Rozario has evidence otherwise.
What Malaysia bought from spyware maker Hacking Team
The Hacking Team leaked emails should concern every Malaysian citizen: They show not only possibly illegal actions by certain of our government agencies, but also a scary degree of incompetence, writes Keith Rozario.
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.
The noose tightens on freedom of speech on the Internet
A worrying trend has emerged in the last few years, where intermediaries around the world are being used as chokepoints to restrict freedom of expression online, and to hold users accountable for content.
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