Malaysia has always placed itself at the forefront of internet technology in South East Asia. But at the same time Malaysia has long been accused by the content industries of not taking enough action against pirated DVDs and CDs. Malaysia has long been one of the Asia's major sources of pirated digital content.
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The blurring of lines between online piracy (and the battle between MPA and Pirate Bay), and online censorship (which attracted the hacking community), is increasingly common and will make the piracy issue more complex.