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 use of Wikipedia as a reference is increasingly recognised in Malaysia, notwithstanding that the reliability of Wikipedia is questionable, as anyone can add or edit an entry in Wikipedia. Another type of entry you should avoid is rumour-based entries. Akta Komunikasi dan Multimediais a Malaysian law which enacted to provide for and to regulate the converging communications and multimedia industries, and for incidental matters.

The following laws are applicable to bloggers: This article does not cite any sources. Views Read Edit View history. However, he does not think it is a bad law. It gives enforcement agencies a lot of leeway so they would have the unfettered discretion for its use. Orang ramai dinasihatkan untuk tidak menyebarkan gambar dan rakaman CCTV pembunuhan kejam seorang pegawai bank atau gambar-gambar mangsa di mana-mana media sosial seperti Facebook dan Whatsapp.

THE Internet is increasingly becoming a virtual soapbox for people to vent their thoughts koumnikasi and sometimes frustrations and dissatisfaction. She explains that during the agrarian age, laws were formed to protect the land, and during the industrial age, to protect intellectual property with laws regarding copyright mutimedia trademarks, for example.

Any significant legal reform on the use of the Internet is not yet on the horizon, and until then, social networkers and bloggers should be vigilant on their online behaviour.

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Leave This Blank Too: 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. Section makes it an offence to post any content which is obscene, indecent, false, mjltimedia or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.


The woman, who is a dqn member of the Malaysian Youth Rights Movement, was also threatened with gangrape and murder over her stand on some issues. Both Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat have accused each other of paying cyber troopers to attack their opponents on social networks. The proliferation of blogs, discussion groups, and more recently, social networking, have emboldened many — with the assumption that making comments from behind a screen shields them from any legal repercussion.

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Examples of social media networking websites or tools are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Friendster. Dipendra says what has happened to Teng is fascinating, but does not believe anything will come out of it. Fortunately, I saved a screenshot of the message. With this comes responsibility. Sekian, terima kasih In brief, the MCMC stated that the dissemination of gruesome images or video recordings of crime victims is an offence under the ss.

Sonya Liew of the Bar Council explains that the world is currently undergoing both a revolution and evolution at the moment. In this regard, website owners can be subject to an application to the court compelling them to reveal the identity of the commentor. She notes that signs of this can be seen in the increasing call for freedom of expression and the right to information.

Bloggers now have an avenue to complain without incurring substantial legal fees. It can even put you in jail if it falls under criminal defamation.

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But for the MCMC to state that it is an offence under ss. Trade marks and trade names have also been highly abused in social media websites. These websites keep a record of your website and are quite useful when you lose the contents of your website.

If you want to do naughty things online, remember to mask your tracks e. Recently, a Malaysian High Court held that a website owner is liable for a hyperlink posted by a commentor that links to a website containing a defamatory statement.


The Bill also empowers the court to order an Internet service provider to disable access to infringing material. However, the High Court subsequently overturned said Sessions Court decisions. First published on Digital News Asia on 16 August Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

On [ time on date e. Muslim bin Ahmad was acquitted by the Sessions Court and Rutinin bin Suhaimin was discharged by the Sessions Court without his defense being called.

My blog captured the transaction, together with the Internet Protocol IP address, time-stamp and other details. In combating such problems, Facebook gave trade mark owners the opportunity to register akt rights to the username before the launch of personalised username and URLs.

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False sense of security: No doubt it is a calamity to have images of your late loved ones being disseminated online; but there are other laws to govern the dissemination of such information. The year will be another interesting year. Social media can take many different forms, including Internet forums, weblogs, social blogs, wikis, podcasts, pictures, videos, ratings and bookmarking Source: With social media websites rising in popularity, there are now more content generators on the Malaysian online community.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Communications and Multimedia Act The law governing online activities remains the same. Social media influence had also hit court room proceedings.

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By revealing such details, the commentors can be traced through their Internet service provider, etc. I doubt the people who have shared such images or recording had such intentions.

A day after that, the user deleted her account!

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