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Entries from August 2008

Malaysian Cyber Police

August 17th, 2008 · 8 Comments

  You have heard of police? But have you heard of cyber police? In Karnataka, there is actually a Cyber Police Station. One of the provinces in China also have set up its Haikou Cyber Police Station.    Do you still remember in July 2007, Federal Territory Umno Youth head, Datuk Norzahas urged government to set up […]

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Tags: Malaysian Cyber Law

Bugger, is this a crime?

August 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This article is contributed by Yong Ling Loong The other day, I asked a long-time friend, Soh Toh Mai (not her real name), whether she or her husband has ever committed a crime on Malaysian soil. A little mystified, my friend of many years nonetheless obliged me with her reply. “Of course not. Why do […]

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Tags: Criminal Law

Letter from Reader – A Consumer Grievances

August 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Dear Editor / Blogger, Hello. My name is Edward Skading, from Selangor, Malaysia. I am writing for your viewpoint and support towards a good cause campaign to protect and uphold our consumer rights. I am being sued by an arrogant corporate company (F&N Dairies (M) Sdn Bhd) because I exposed a horrible discovery concerning one […]

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Tags: Consumer's Rights · Letter from Reader

Another Court Case Against Malaysian Blogger – Raja Petra

August 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This time Raja Petra is sued by a senior lawyer, Datuk Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who went to court to apply for an ex parte injunction (ex parte means order of injunction given without (or exclude) the other party in another word only 1 party presence) to order Raja Petra as the editor of, to […]

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Tags: Bloggers' Rights

Another Malaysian blogger being arrested – Abdul Rashid Abu Bakar

August 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

After Raja Petra, the 2nd blogger who was arrested under Seditions Act in Malaysia is Abdul Rashid Abu Bakar, whose blog is Penarik Beca (trishaw peddler). Abdul Rashid was arrested late in the evening on 7 August 2008 in his home. Based on the press realease from the Centre for Independent Journalism,  Abdul Rashid “was detained for publishing in […]

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Tags: Bloggers' Rights

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