Riyadh Abdul Aziz
Riyadh Abdul Aziz is a blogger interested in the relationship between the web and society who works as a legal researcher for the government of Oman. He is interested in technology, intellectual property, and law. You can e-mail Riyadh at email@example.com
Visually impaired Internet users in Oman continue to struggle with the use of government websites as a result of bad design and inaccessibility.
Earlier this month, a Royal Decree was issued promulgating a brand new Penal Code. This new law is over a 100 pages long and includes more than 350 legal articles, so it will take us a while to fully comprehend the extent of its implications on our daily lives.
The Shura Council has had excellent social media presence for the past few years, with very active Twitter and Facebook accounts, and a content-rich YouTube account that has full recordings of regular as well as ministerial questioning sessions.
Oman Post has launched a new service that allows customers in Oman to purchase goods from online stores that usually only deliver to the US. One of the biggest limitations of online shopping in Oman is that many international online stores do not deliver to Oman, and a few of the ones that do deliver to Oman charge extortionate fees to ship the smallest of items to our undiscovered country.
There is a very interesting trend in Oman of making money on Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, and other similar social networks.