2. What is MCMC's jurisdiction in addressing complaints about offensive content in the Internet?

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2. What is MCMC's jurisdiction in addressing complaints about offensive content in the Internet?

Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (Act 588) has main provisions to enable enforcement action to be taken against complaints related to offensive content in the Internet, namely:

Section 211: Prohibition on provision of offensive content
(1)  No content applications service provider or other person using a content applications service, shall provide content which is indecent, obscene, false, menacing, or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person.
(2)  A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding RM50,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both and shall also be liable to a further fine of RM1,000 for every day or part of a day during which the offence is continued after conviction.