The recent conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former reporter-researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr. brought to the fore cyber libel as a weapon against journalists.
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The youth group Anakbayan expressed support for the whistleblower who exposed the existence of a U.S ‘Internet spying’ program, and called on Philippine government employees to do the same regarding Internet and communications surveillance likely being done by the Aquino administration.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
The battle against the Cybercrime law before the Supreme Court began with the petitioners citing the unconstitutionality and dangers of the law.
Read also: Justices cite loopholes in Cybercrime law By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Kenneth Pua, 15, a third year high school student, treats social networking site Facebook like a friend. He confides all his sentiments about varying concerns – from personal to national issues. “If the Cybercrime…
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld THE DOJ (Department of Justice) “Primer on Cybercrime” should be required reading for anyone who’s ever had any doubts about the Aquino administration’s support for the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (RA10175). Benigno Aquino III signed the RA 10175 into law on September 12, 2012, but his…
Various groups of netizens, journalists, computer professionals and activists troop to the Supreme Court, October 9 and reiterate their demand to scrap the Cybercrime Law. On the same day, the High Court suspended the controversial law and netizens gear for a long battle ahead.