14 Dec '11, 12am

Computer Professionals Bill: Do we need it?

Computer Professionals Bill: Do we need it?

Computer Professionals Bill: Do we need it? by Amir Hafiz(12-13-11) RECENTLY a lot of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry people, and some busybodies, were up in arms — no, they flipped out — over a Computer Professionals Bill (CPB) that allegedly will require anyone and everyone to register if they so much as modify the HTML of their blog post. Later on, the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) assured that the bill (now in its second draft) would not include everyone who wants to install Windows on their computer but rather those involved with Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII) projects. Also, the bill is to create a board that will take the ICT profession in Malaysia to greater heights such as our engineers with their Board of Engineers Malaysia.It sounds reasonable enough. Not all ICT practitioners are convinced, ...

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