Riyadh: In Saudi Arabia, sharing images on social media with out asking or defaming somebody is punishable by one yr in jail and a high quality of 500,000 riyals.
In keeping with a report by a international information company, Saudi authorized adviser and lawyer Hamoud Al-Khalidi says that many customers on social media are concerned in unlawful actions, they need to know that if somebody shares images on social media with out anybody’s permission. He faces as much as a yr in jail and a high quality of 500,000 riyals.
He stated that generally customers unknowingly share images which harms them and even in such instances motion will likely be taken as per regulation.
Hamoud al-Khalidi stated that those that achieve this deserve imprisonment and fines. Some folks attempt to justify their actions by saying that they didn’t do it on objective.
The Saudi authorized adviser and lawyer stated that the regulation doesn’t hearken to the guts. You need to have acted in opposition to the regulation.
Below Saudi info crimes regulation, anybody who engages in any of the prohibited actions is liable to 1 yr in jail and a high quality of as much as 500,000 riyals. Prohibited actions embody misusing a cell digital camera to have an effect on somebody’s non-public life.