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The registrar for the ‘.my’ top level domain MYNIC Bhd has admitted its servers had been compromised, which led to search queries for certain websites being redirected to temporary sites deliberately set up to give the false impression that the websites concerned had been hacked.
Industry regulator the MCMC has urged the public to stop sending, sharing and posting ‘hate speech’ via social media.
Despite fears and rumours that there would be network disruptions during Malaysia’s 13th General Election on May 5, the telecommunications infrastructure managed to accommodate the high traffic, noted the MCMC.
The MCMC would like to call on members of the public to stop spreading rumours that the telecommunications network coverage for voice and data will cease functioning during the general election.
The MCMC has called 15 individuals to give statements and assist in investigations into the dissemination of false news and defamation via text messaging.
Even as the MCMC staunchly defended the reasons for imposing a price-cap on the contentious smartphone rebate for youths, the Government did a backflip and removed it, leaving the regulator in the lurch.
Nearly 5,500 people from ages 21 to 30 had registered for the Youth Communications Package (YCP) which offers an RM200 (US$65) rebate for the purchase of smartphones, as at 7pm on Jan 1, the first day of the offer, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said in a statement. Meanwhile, the Cabinet has agreed to remove the RM500 price cap, The Malaysian Insider reported.