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#TheRealDuterteLegacy | Killings, threats, cyber-attacks against the media under Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte opened his six-year presidency with a threat – that journalists are not exempted from assassination “if you’re a son of bitch” – about a month before he was inaugurated into power. This cemented his hostility towards the media. And it did not end here.

Cyberattacks traced to PH hackers hailed by gov’t as ‘computer geniuses,’ probe shows

Sweden-based Qurium Media Foundation released their internal forensic investigation on the three-month long distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) against Philippine media, tracing it to a group of Filipino hackers that were earlier hailed by the government’s counterinsurgency arm as “a group of computer geniuses.”