MCMC: Legal action can be taken against WhatsApp group admins if...
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has clarified reports that social messaging app WhatsApp group administrators might face legal action if they fail to prevent the spread of false information in the group.
"MCMC would like to explain to the public that all conversations in any group messaging applications like WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Telegram and such, are private.
"Investigations will only be initiated if there are complaints against the contents shared in that group...
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