Cyber Law in Malaysia: Principles and Practices


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Cyber Law in Malaysia: Principles and Practices
Feb 2024
DUO (Hardback + ProView eBook), 612 pp

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About the Book

Cyber Law in Malaysia: Principles and Practices aims to provide valuable legal and policy insights into Malaysian cyber laws, starting with the international context and then assessing Malaysian development from legislative and judicial perspectives as well as administrative measures. When applicable, references to international treaties and foreign laws and cases are made and discussed. This book aims to be a leading text for all legal practitioners, lawmakers, researchers, students, or even general readers to understand the perspectives of cyber law and policy-making processes in Malaysia.
Highlights of this edition
·        Introduces the concept of law in the context of the information society and traces the development of the Internet and digital ecosystem.
  • Explores fundamental legal issues, such as the regulability of the Internet, jurisdictional issues, and the relationship between the Internet and human rights, as well as the content regulations.
  • Analyses various legal topics, including digital privacy, personal data protection, cybercrimes, and e-commerce laws.
  • Addresses emerging issues, such as multi-stakeholder platform governance and the emergence of blockchain, digital payment systems, and artificial intelligence.
  • Offers legal insights on the emerging cybersecurity law and the protection of critical information infrastructure.
  •  References to international treaties, foreign laws, and cases.


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