A BRIEF HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY REGULATIONS AND THE LESSONS FOR MALAYSIA
In this data-driven society, diverse actors always track and monitor our activities and consequently, we are losing our privacy. Therefore, the agenda of privacy and data protection has become one of the hot-button issues in global policies, politics, and business nowadays. Thus, the appeal of understanding privacy is becoming crucial today for not only to the legal scholars but also to the scholars of all other majors and disciplines. Keeping this in view, this article outlines a precise historical account of global data privacy regulations having Malaysian data privacy regime in focus with recent developments in the field.