KKD to grill Telegram over scammers and other public security issues on the platform

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The Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD) would be calling up messaging platform Telegram to discuss issues involving the application, especially regarding the security of users. Its Minister, Fahmi Fadzil said that although Telegram was used by many, including the government to share information, KKD would not compromise when it comes to matters of public security. 

According to Bernama, Fahmi said that there are many scammer activities reported on Telegram. Hence, his ministry would be discussing with the Telegram service provider to help the authorities take appropriate action under existing laws. 

Besides that, there are also other concerning issues such as the spread of pornography and extremism on the platform. The KKD Minister stressed that these matters are taken seriously and hoped that Telegram would cooperate. 

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