What is Cyber Law?
Cyber law refers to any laws relating to protecting the Internet and other online communication technologies.
In the recent years, many concerns and issues were raised on the integrity and security of information, legal status of online transactions, privacy and confidentiality of information, intellectual property rights and security of
government data placed on the Internet.
THE CYBER LAW ACTS IN
The Malaysian Government has already passed several cyber laws to control and reduce the Internet abuse.
These cyber laws include:
· Digital Signature Act 1997
· Computer Crimes Act 1997
· Telemedicine Act 1997
· Communications and Multimedia Act 1998
Beside these cyber laws, there are three other cyber laws being drafted.
· Private Data Protection Bill
· Electronic Government Activities Bill
· Electronic Transactions Bill