6 months imprisonment for concealing digital evidence: Anti-Cybercrime Law

Mon, 18 Mar 2024 - 12:44 GMT

The Anti-Cybercrime Law promulgated by Law No. 175 of 2018 stipulates punishment for the person responsible for managing a website, private account, email, or information system if he conceals or tampers with digital evidence of a crime.

Don’t be Afraid.. Speak up: Egypt launches campaign to combat electronic harassment

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 02:18 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity launched a dialogue conference "Combating Electronic Harassment and Extortion", under the title "Don't be afraid... Speak up", to raise awareness of issues of electronic harassment and blackmail practiced against women.

Five persons ordered detained over misusing social media in Egypt

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 12:37 GMT

The Public Prosecution ordered Saturday five defendants detained over publishing fake news on social media that would affect national security.

Executive list of cybercrime law to be issued soon: Senior MP

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 12:46 GMT

Badawi said that the law combating computer-oriented crimes is one of the most important legislations that would also help deal with anti-state rumors circulated on social media and some websites.

Cybercrime rises by 190% from 2012-17 in Egypt: IDSC

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 09:14 GMT

Cabinet's IDSC head said that most cybercrimes have targeted penetrating websites and altering their homepages and content.

Parliament ratifies new laws on social housing, cybercrime

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The Parliament’s general session, chaired by speaker Ali Abdel Aal, witnessed on Monday the final voting on five important laws.

Cabinet refers draft cybercrime law to Parliament

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 08:17 GMT

The Cabinet referred Wednesday the draft cybercrime law to Parliament to be discussed, to pose surveillance on social media.

Terror discussed in Model United Nations opening session

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 02:15 GMT

The opening session of the UN Security Council Model was held on Tuesday on the third day of the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Facebook fake accounts in Egypt amount to 10 million: study

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 11:18 GMT

The study is conducted within the process of drafting the Cybercrime Law.

MP suggests sanctions on mobile companies

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 07:29 GMT

MP John Talat said on Monday that he will discuss in parliament the possibility of imposing sanctions on mobile companies due to the low level of service.