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MCMC: Taking photos of former deputy minister not breach of SOP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said that the action by its officer who took photographs of a former deputy minister during a probe into a recent posting on her social media account was not a breach of

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Covid-19: Stop using strict laws against misinformation

SUNGAI BULOH: The government’s reliance on Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act and Section 505 of the penal code to combat misinformation about the coronavirus is very worrying. In a statement today, Article 19’s Malaysia Programme Officer E

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MCMC, police investigating five individuals spread fake news

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), with the cooperation of the police, is investigating the cases of five individuals alleged to have spread fake news about COVID-19 in several locations, in Perak and Penang. In a statement

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Pakatan power struggle: MCMC monitoring fake news on social media

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will continue to monitor the dissemination of fake information on social media sites following the current developments in the country. In a statement today, the MCMC reminded the public not to disseminate

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MCMC to closely monitor fake news on social media

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will continue to monitor the dissemination of fake information on social media sites following the current developments in the country. In a statement today, the MCMC reminded the public not to disseminate unverified information which touches

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Gobind: Let MCMC decide on Nur Sajat

SEREMBAN: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo is leaving it to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to decide on the controversy involving cosmetics entrepreneur, Muhammad Sajjad Kamaruz Zaman, or Nur Sajat. The minister said he believed that

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Action against Sajat after MCMC’s probe, says Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said he will decide on actions against the controversial cosmetic entrepreneur Muhammad Sajad Kamaruz Zaman after the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has completed its probe.

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Mujahid meets MCMC over Nur Sajad controversy, mum on action

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa yesterday held a meeting with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) over an issue involving controversial entrepreneur, Muhammad Sajad Kamaruzzaman in Makkah. In a statement

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Woman arrested in Kuantan for spreading fake news on coronavirus – MCMC

KUALA LUMPUR: A 28-year-old woman was arrested in Kuantan, Pahang on suspicion of spreading false content regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection on social media. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said in a statement that the bank

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Coronavirus: MCMC probing fake news by Ibu Yati

PUCHONG: A social media user, known as Ibu Yati, is now being investigated for spreading fake news on the novel coronavirus using the social media platform. Malaysia Communication and Multimedia Commission Corporate (MCMC) communications director R Kamalavacini said the agency

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