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.
The Public Prosecution ordered Saturday five defendants detained over publishing fake news on social media that would affect national security.
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.
Cabinet's IDSC head said that most cybercrimes have targeted penetrating websites and altering their homepages and content.
The Parliament’s general session, chaired by speaker Ali Abdel Aal, witnessed on Monday the final voting on five important laws.
The Cabinet referred Wednesday the draft cybercrime law to Parliament to be discussed, to pose surveillance on social media.
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.
The study is conducted within the process of drafting the Cybercrime Law.
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.