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Tabled bill to bring Malaysia's personal-data protection law in line with global standards

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 10 Jul 2024 09:29
  • 10 Jul 2024 09:29
Malaysia’s privacy regime will soon be more in line global standards after long-awaited amendments to its 2010 personal-data protection law were finally tabled in parliament today (see here). 
“These amendments are necessary to ensure that personal data protection legislation in Malaysia is in line with global standards, changes, and developments

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta


Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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