MCMC had no authority to block Steam, say legal experts

Bede Hong

Malaysian Bar constitutional law committee co-chairman Surendra Ananth says MCMC has no authority to block online content. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 9, 2017.

THE Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) had no legal authority to block online gaming store Steam, lawyers said.

Yesterday, MCMC blocked Steam, the world’s largest online gaming store, for selling the game Fight with Gods, which the commission deemed offensive to religious sensitivities.

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