KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 17 – Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak stressed that the government viewed seriously the issue of child pornography through the Telegram app. Salleh said he had instructed the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to work with Telegram to block the pornography websites.
He in the statement said, at the same time, the MCMC will work with other enforcement agencies to identify those who had uploaded or shared pornographic content and take appropriate action against them. Salleh was commenting on the issue of the spread of pornographic content such as child pornography on Telegram, which was exposed by a local news portal on Thursday.
In the meanwhile, he also urged the public with any information on the matter to lodge a complaint at the MCMC Complaint Centre through the hotline 1-800-188-030, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a whatsapp message to +6016 220 6262. — Bernama