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Cybercrime warns against defaming others

Latest News Kuwait City 10 Aug 22
Cybercrime warns against defaming others
Kuwait Ministry of Interior: Clicking pics without consent and defaming is punishable by law.
Event Location
Kuwait, Kuwait
Kuwait City
Start Time
10 August 2022, 12:00 AM
End Time
31 August 2022, 12:00 AM

The Cybercrime Department of the Ministry of Interior has warned members of the community against photographing and defaming others without their knowledge, in order to avoid falling foul with the law, reports Al-Jarida daily.

The department stated in an awareness tweet that “the law punishes anyone who deliberately abuses and defames others, by photographing them without their knowledge and consent, and then publishing it through various media means.

Meanwhile, in related news, the Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority has coordinated with YouTube to remove content, including advertisements, proven to have violated public morals, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources said the authority received several complaints about inappropriate content on websites from individuals and government agencies.

The authority followed up and verified these complaints, then the necessary action was taken against those proven to have committed violations, sources added. Sources disclosed the complainants have demanded for removal of YouTube ads that contradict public morals and violate media content regulations.

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