A major international treaty to support access to copyright works by the visually impaired entered into force, and Oman should consider joining it to ensure that visually impaired persons in the country can enjoy their rights to education and to access culture.
Content, offline and online, is censored all over the world for a variety of reasons. Some content might be censored on political grounds, religious grounds, or cultural grounds.
Businesses need a space to freely express themselves in order to come up with creative ways to sell their products, but members of the Omani public appear to have very low tolerance for unconventional or confrontational advertising.
The Shura Council is a great example of an official organisation that is effectively using social media to achieve its objectives and to engage with members of the public.
Arab states have recently agreed to a new legally binding regional copyright treaty.