Taking Unauthorised Pictures Of Someone May Land You In Jail, Says New UAE Law

Taking an unauthorised pictures of someone in public is now a punishable crime in the UAE, according to the country’s amended Cybercrime Law.

The offence is rewarded with six month jail or fine between Dh150,000 to 500,000 or both, reports Gulf News.com

The amended cybercrime law, which becomes effective 2 January 2022, will offer greater protection to citizens and residents in the growing digital era, the report stated.

The new law also presents tougher penalties in certain crimes such as causing damages to data systems of banks, media, health and science sectors.

The new law offers protection to internet users from electronic fraud and preserves personal privacy and rights. It gives courts powers to confiscate devices, software, content or other means used in the crime.

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