Komunikasi dan Multimedia. 3. Undang-Undang Malaysia akta akta koMUnikasi dan MUltiMedia SuSunan SekSyen. BAHAGIAN I. MCMC is the regulator for the converging communications and multimedia industry in Malaysia. PADA menjalankan kuasa yang diberikan oleh perenggan 16(1)(c) dan seksyen Akta Komunikasi dan Multimedia [Akta ].

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The year will be another interesting year. And website owners are liable for comments made by other parties published on their website.

Alternatively, she may make a police report against that person. Perhaps bloggers or portals that had done so had the intention to gain more visitors.

Further abuse by netizens attracts further legislations by Government. The most obvious, and the most important, step to take from being slapped with defamation action is to avoid defamatory statements.

Do Not Change This: Eddie Law, blogger and founder of elawyer. Even a character limit tweet may get you into trouble.

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In it, she stated that she wanted to leave the company and admitted that she went for job interviews as she had already decided to go away. Nothing is ever private on the Internet. Chairperson of the Kuala Lumpur Information Technology to present 3.

There should not be any vulgarity or personal attacks. This section would also apply to offensive comments posted by readers of atka blog.

Some users think they can hide incognito behind the screen. Nov 01, — No doubt the dissemination of gruesome images is distasteful and disrespectful of victims and their families — However, when the MCMC cited legislation against it, the industry regulator may have been stretching it.


First published on Digital News Asia on 16 August Unfortunately, website owners now face the brunt of A due to the actions of their users. If you are unable to verify the truth of a statement on your blog, junk it. Social media, designed to be disseminated through social interaction, is created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques, Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.

The lesson of the story is: Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee to present 2. The Communications and Multimedia Act Malay: In combating such problems, Facebook gave trade mark owners the opportunity to register their rights to the username before the launch of personalised username and URLs.

It should not be much of a problem to website owners to reveal the identity, but sometimes the order goes a bit further than that.

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Dipendra shares a similar opinion, and believes that when the law was drafted, it was intentionally broadly-worded.

I thought it would be beneficial to set out a dxn complaint for the benefit of other bloggers. Fortunately, I saved a screenshot of the message. However, the High Court subsequently overturned said Sessions Court decisions.

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Asohan said he expected the mud-slinging, and warned that things would get worse multimedka polling day kkmunikasi. Examples of legislation see chart include the Sedition Act, Internal Security Act, as well as civil and criminal defamation laws — all of which have previously been invoked to bring an individual to court, most famously in the cases involving blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin.

In the face of severe punishments, malicious users will take all sorts of steps to keep their identity secret. However, in a separate defamation suit involving the same parties, the judge struck out the suit against Arachnid, as it had multumedia played an active role in respect of the content of the comments posted on the website.


Closer to home, in a reported Industrial Court casean employee claimed that she was forced by her employer to resign. However, the long arm of the law extends beyond solid ground, and reaches into the virtual realm as well.

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Watch out internet trolls! In mitigation, Seah, who has since resigned from his job, said he had apologised to Ho and admitted that he did not realised the gravity of his action and he should not have done it.

To recap, under Section Aa person is deemed to be a publisher of a content if it originates from his or her website, registered networks or data processing device of an Internet user unless he or she zct the contrary. It is without doubt a new form of media where a large number of the public refer to these days in addition to the mainstream media. False sense of security: For example, there were cases where website owners were compelled to reveal Malaysian identity card numbers of their commentors, and also slapped with costs payable to the complainant.