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