Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA

In Malaysia, confusion reigns over licences for TikTok, Facebook videos

  • The government appears to have walked back on an announcement that all video producers must be licensed, even for social media posts
  • The move had drawn widespread derision, with experts saying the administration was looking to silence critics and throttle free speech

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s communications minister initially announced that all film producers require a licence “regardless of whether they are mainstream media or personal media that publish their film on social media or traditional channels”. Photo: EPA
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