MCMC blocks 6,381 online gambling sites

THE Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said it blocked 6,381 online gambling websites from 2020 until the end of 2022 upon official request from the police force (PDRM).

It said 212,399 telephone lines, including mobile and fixed lines, that sent dubious spam text messages to promote online gambling, unlicensed loans and others, were terminated during that period.