News & Reviews: mcmc
Nov 28, 2023
The advancement of technology meant more freedom and creativity for everyone. But that could mean more harm too. Since the MCMC is responsible for the curation of media in Malaysia, does that mean they can check your phones too? This is what a minister has to say about it.
Oct 18, 2023
Previously, we reported on the number of scam-related media blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) this year. Now, further details regarding the scourge of scams in Malaysia have been revealed and the action taken against them, this time regarding scam calls.
Over 3150 content with scam and phishing elements have been blocked by MCMC - Cases could rise for Malaysia in the futureOct 16, 2023
Scam cases have been on the rise lately. Thankfully, the MCMC has also been very active in countering this problem. According to a minister, the government body has blocked over 3150 scam-related media online
Sep 05, 2023
Today, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) released a new statement regarding online harm and imbalance media. A discussion took place yesterday at MCMC HQ, where several members considered regulating digital platforms, namely Meta and Google to address challenges posed by online media.
Elmina plane crash - MCMC warns Netizens to not share videos of the accident, will take strict actionsAug 18, 2023
Today, MCMC warned netizens to not share images or videos about the Elmina plane crash. This was done to respect the sensitivity of the deceased families and to prevent misinformation. MCMC also warned that sharing these media will breach the principles and ethics of the Internet.
Jul 11, 2023
Back in March 2023, Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil announced the implementation of the new Mandatory Standard on Access Pricing (MSAP). For those unaware, it's to set lower prices for broadband services but nothing has happened until now.
Jul 05, 2023
At the end of June 2023, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said it will take legal action against Meta for not cooperating to remove scam ads on Facebook. But that has been resolved, as announced by our Minister of Communications and Digital, YB Fahmi Fadzil.
Jun 27, 2023
In another announcement by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the organisation would like to remind all service providers that all calls and delivery of short message systems must display real number information. In other words, no more private numbers.
Jun 23, 2023
As you should know, Telegram has finally agreed to work with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and the Royal Police Force (PDRM) to combat cybercrimes on its platform. We have been wondering when MCMC would also take action against Facebook and the announcement has been made.
Jun 20, 2023
Yesterday, Telegram finally met up with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and the Ministry of Communications and Digital. In conclusion, it was reported that Telegram will be working closely with the Malaysian government as well as the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) to tackle cybercrime.