BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Making Sense of the Vague Finas Act

Making Sense of the Vague Finas Act

Seira Sacha Abu Bakar , Lawyer & Filmmaker

24-Jul-20 14:00

Making Sense of the Vague Finas Act

The Malaysian government has claimed that Al Jazeera made their controversial documentary without obtaining the necessary licensing from Finas. We talk to a lawyer & filmmaker to help us make sense of this vague law enacted in the 80s, to find out if Al Jazeera’s documentary was indeed illegal, and if we’re all unlawful citizens for posting videos of our cats doing backflips.

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek & Juliet Jacobs


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestFinas ActFinas licenseNational Film Development CorporationAl Jazeerasocial mediacontent creatorslicenseTikTokYoutubevideo creatorsyoutubersfilmmakersGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingInternet, e-Business, e-commerceEntertainmentPolitics, News, Current AffairsPoliticsLaw and Legal MattersTechnologyTechFilmSocial Issues


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The Pulse: Review - Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Penny Wong, Australia’s Minister For Foreign Affairs

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Ley Vin Khoo & Bryan Tan, co-founders, Shoyu Bros

11:05 AM

HerVantage

Rejina Rahim, Founder of Wahine Capital

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Financial Gap For Low-Income Employees

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Penny Wong, Australia’s Minister For Foreign Affairs

2:05 PM

Live and Learn

Relationship Between Life Satisfaction and Incumbent Voting: Dr. Grace Lee, Associate Professor of Economics | Dr Jason Wei, Senior Lecturer, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

Updates from Global Biodiversity & Climate Talks: Meenakshi Raman, President, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and Head of Programmes, Third World Network (TWN)

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Mind the Health Gap #6: Knowing When, Where, and How To Seek Healthcare: Assoc Prof Dr Adina Abdullah, Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty Of Medicine, Universiti Malaya

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Review

Elvis

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

10:00 PM

The Pulse

10:10 PM

The Pulse

Review - Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers