It is now revealed that closed circuit television (CCTV) footage is covered under the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). If this is true, then we are in a very grey area when it comes to social media. If all footage handled by security both private and government is considered CCTV footage, then the videos … Continue reading CCTVs and PDPA

Is our private data really private?

In the middle of last month, I received a phone call from a so-called "Institut Minda Selangor", which was doing a poll to gauge support for Selangor's Pakatan Rakyat/Harapan state government. Now, one would think there would be no problem with just answering a few questions and submitting to a poll, but this is different. … Continue reading Is our private data really private?