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Riyadh-Abdul Aziz
    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

Cyberterrorism in Hollywood
    December 21, 2014

Sony has set a bad precedent by pulling the release of its movie The Interview in response to the demands of hackers who leaked sensitive information about Sony executives and employees.

Omani contribution to Wikipedia
    December 7, 2014

Wikipedia provides a great opportunity for Omanis to access the knowledge of the world for free, but more importantly, it provides an opportunity for Omanis to contribute to that knowledge.

Software Piracy in Oman
    November 23, 2014

According to the most recent survey by the Business Software Alliance, 60 per cent of all software installed on computers in Oman is pirated.

Governments around the world spend massive amounts of money funding research, but society rarely has access to the research results because they are published in scientific journals that are extremely expensive to access.

Instagram and Right of Withdrawal
    October 12, 2014

Consumers in Oman have caught up with online shopping, but the consumer law is yet to address the risks they face. 

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