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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

The fair use principle
    May 24, 2015

Many of us take it for granted that we are legally allowed to make a copy of anything for our private use, but unlike the majority of laws around the world, the Omani copyright law makes that illegal.

The right to link
    May 10, 2015

Recent comments made by members of the European Parliament could restrict the ability of websites to freely link to content on the Internet.

Privacy and photography
    April 26, 2015

Privacy is an important right to protect, but it should not obstruct our right to freedom of expression.

Digital Rights Management
    April 12, 2015

Digital rights management (DRM) systems can provide protection against copyright piracy, but they also restrict access to these protected works to the disadvantage of legitimate users.

Encryption for Safety
    March 29, 2015

Encrypting communications in Oman is illegal without the permission of the government.

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