Author: Foong Cheng Leong
Bread & Kaya: 2018 Malaysia Cyber-law and IT Cases - Fake news, private information & instant messaging
As the internet reaches further and deeper into our lives, the country’s legal eagles have stepped in to deal with a slew of cyber- and IT-related offences.
Chatime’s public spat, an intellectual property dispute over the intangible rights of the franchise system, is the focus of Foong Cheng Leong’s column this month.
Bread & Kaya: Dear Attorney General Tommy Thomas, we need to speak about our Malaysia cyberlaw and IT laws reforms
Foong Cheng Leong reminds the Malaysian AG that there are a number of cyber and IT laws that need his urgent attention.
Bread & Kaya: 2017 Cyberlaw cases Pt3 – sexual offences against children and computer crimes.
Part 2 of the review of 2017 Cyberlaw cases sees Uber taken to court and an emoji making its debut appearance.
Over 50 cyber related cases files in 2017 in Kuala Lumpur High Court
Our columnist asserts that the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA), in particular s. 233, does not attach any liability to a group chat admin for spreading "false news".
Courts debate what constitutes evidence in cases involving cyber-crime and consider how far freedom of expression actually goes in the virtual world.
Malaysia’s first Cyber Court opens a new chapter in the country’s legal annals.
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.