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Tackling online impersonations

Tackling online impersonations

WHAT happens when someone steals your identity online as in the case of Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud and Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin? Do impersonator Facebook and Twitter accounts constitute identity theft? And what is being done and can be done about preventing these fake accounts?

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Better laws needed to deal with identity theft

Better laws needed to deal with identity theft

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Nov 2008: The existing laws in Malaysia are inadequate to protect internet users from identity theft, computer crime experts said. According to intellectual property lawyer Deepak Pillai, “Malaysia’s legal position does not address online identity theft directly”. He said the long delayed Data Protection Bill is badly needed to strengthen the existing […]

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