Big jump in content-related complaints


  • Business
  • Saturday, 30 Mar 2013

COMMUNICATIONS and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia (CMCF) received a 40% jump in the number of complaints last year.

The majority (103) of the 156 complaints received last year were related to Internet content, CMCF executive director Mohd Mustaffa Fazil Mohd Abdan says in a statement.

“Our primary role is to make people more responsible when it comes to downloading, uploading or sharing offensive content,” he says.

“That's why our student outreach programme is a priority, as awareness must start with young students and the youth.”

CMCF plans to broaden the reach of its awareness campaign on accessing digital content and to mentor users to be highly selective, outgoing CMCF chairman Datuk Borhanuddin Osman said in his report at the CMCF AGM recently.

“Our primary goal this year is to reach out to students and guide them to adhere to positive Malaysian values when accessing or creating content for mass consumption,” he said.

One of the initiatives undertaken by the association is an integrated programme developed for students age 13 to 17 years to enhance their knowledge and develop intellectual competency while steering them in accessing the right electronic content.

At the AGM, CMCF vice-chairman Ahmad Izham Omar, who is also Media Prima TV Networks chief executive officer, was elected the new chairman, succeeding Borhan who had served six terms as chairman.

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