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A curation of news and blogs related to the controversial Philippine Cyber Crime Law
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Philippine cybercrime law put on indefinite hold

Philippine cybercrime law put on indefinite hold | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
A law that would have banned online pornography and cybersex, among other things, has been defeated in the Philippines.
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This should not be put to hold indefinitely. Sadly, another one delaying tactics by Philippine govt.

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A Maligned Law to Protect the Philippines from Cybercrime · Global Voices

A Maligned Law to Protect the Philippines from Cybercrime · Global Voices | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
The majority of Filipino internet users and media groups opposed the passage of the Philippine Cybercrime Law because of provisions which they think would curtail media freedom and other civil liberties.
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PNoy's second thoughts on libel could be signal to amend cybercrime law

PNoy's second thoughts on libel could be signal to amend cybercrime law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
He signed it into law, but President Benigno Aquino III has revealed second thoughts about online libel, and even wants it decriminalized.
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Cagayan antimining leader arrested over Facebook post

Cagayan antimining leader arrested over Facebook post | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
The leader of an antimining group in Cagayan was arrested Thursday for posting an allegedly libelous account about a mining issue on her Facebook page in May last year.
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NY Pinoys take action against Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Law

NY Pinoys take action against Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, NY – Two consecutive actions were organized by the NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) in solidarity with the continuing fight against the newly-implemented “Cybercrime Prevention Law” in the Philippines this week.
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Aquino wants libel to stay in anti-cybercrime law - InterAksyon.com

Aquino wants libel to stay in anti-cybercrime law - InterAksyon.com | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Notwithstanding widespread outrage over the inclusion of libel, among other provisions that could threaten civil liberties, in the Cybercrime Prevention Law, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he wanted the offense to remain in the...
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Internet freedom bill filed to amend Cybercrime Law

Internet freedom bill filed to amend Cybercrime Law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it

Why do we always have to have multiple laws that contradict each other to try and make sense of something useless written. Is it not about time we have a law written that is clear, understood and makes sense to cover all elements. Maybe it is also time to start voting in office educated people that can write laws we can work with. Stop electing popular uneducated idiots into office.

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Internet freedom: Why we must throw off our online shackles | TechRepublic

Internet freedom: Why we must throw off our online shackles | TechRepublic | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Each society and goverment wants to block access to something on the internet - but it’s becoming increasingly futile to try.
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Lawyer wants test case on Cybercrime Law | News | GMA News ...

Lawyer wants test case on Cybercrime Law | News | GMA News ... | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Lawyer wants test case on Cybercrime Law. By Mark Merueñas, GMA News October 3, 2012 1:28am. Lawyer and Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance member Argee Guevarra feared that regardless of how numerous petitions against the ...
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‘Bloody Monday’: Anonymous fights for Internet freedom in Philippines

‘Bloody Monday’: Anonymous fights for Internet freedom in Philippines | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
In the Philippines hacktivists associated with the Internet collective known as Anonymous are fighting for Internet freedom and against the threat of Internet c...
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ONTD_Political - The Philippines Passes a Cybercrime Prevention Act that Makes SOPA Look Reasonable

The dark days of SOPA and PIPA are behind the US, at least temporarily as copyright tycoons reground and restrategize, attempting to come up with measures that don’t cause the entire internet to shut down in protest.
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Cebuano legislators back calls to amend cybercrime law

Cebuano legislators back calls to amend cybercrime law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it

CEBU CITY -- Three Cebu congressmen who voted for the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act support calls to amend the law.

 

Rep. Pablo Garcia, Gabriel Luis Quisumbing, and  Benhur Salimbangon all voted for the Philippine Cyber Crime Law to be passed but now has changed their tunes?? 

 

The petitioners said the law violates the freedom of expression and is unconstitutional."

 

 

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Philippine cybercrime law under fire, 6th petition filed | ZDNet

Philippine cybercrime law under fire, 6th petition filed | ZDNet | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Summary: Another temporary restraining order against the country's Cybercrime Prevention Act has been filed, as Filipinos protest against its vague definition of online libel and violation of personal rights.
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The Cybercrime Law: Where do we go from here?

The Cybercrime Law: Where do we go from here? | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Following immense public outcry, Republic Act 10175 —the Philippine Cybercrime Law— has been restrained until February 6. But this is just a temporary reprieve, at best.
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Justice’s inhibition from cybercrime law cases approved

Justice’s inhibition from cybercrime law cases approved | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
THE Supreme Court (SC) approved Tuesday the decision of Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr. to recuse from hearing the 15 petitions questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act (RA) 10175 or...
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Militants slam arrest for ‘libelous’ Facebook post

Militants slam arrest for ‘libelous’ Facebook post | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Anakbayan lambasted the arrest of an anti-mining activist in Cagayan province over an allegedly libelous statement on Facebook amid the halted Cybercrime Prevention Law.
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Philippines : Concerns regarding the Cybercrime Prevention Act (...) - FIDH

Philippines : Concerns regarding the Cybercrime Prevention Act (...) - FIDH | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Your Excellency, The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) commends the Philippine Supreme Court's decision on 9 October to suspend the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, also known as Republic Act 10175, which had taken effect on 3...
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SC stops cybercrime law, issues TRO

SC stops cybercrime law, issues TRO | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court stops the implementation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012...

 

 

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Media groups, Filipinos protest tough cyber law

Media groups, Filipinos protest tough cyber law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Media groups and Filipinos stepped up calls for repealing a tough new law that targets cybercrime but activists fear will be used to suppress online freedoms in the Southeast Asian nation.

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[Infographic] Which Country Uses The Internet Best? | Young Upstarts

[Infographic] Which Country Uses The Internet Best? | Young Upstarts | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
When it comes to using the Internet, one country does it better than the rest. According to the recent Web Index study by The World Wide Web Foundation, that country is Sweden.
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Filipino netizens are the freest in Asia — but maybe not for long

Filipino netizens are the freest in Asia — but maybe not for long | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Here’s something to think about: Filipinos enjoy the greatest amount of freedom on the Internet in Asia, according to a new report.
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Sotto admits he proposed online libel provision

Sotto admits he proposed online libel provision | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
The Cybercrime Prevention Act’s provision on online libel wasn’t a last-minute insertion in the bicameral conference. The provision was Senator Vicente Sotto III’s proposal that the Senate approved on the floor without objection in January.
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Facebook Likes Could Lead to Jail Time Under New Philippine Law

Facebook Likes Could Lead to Jail Time Under New Philippine Law | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Lawmakers passed a law restricting online expression in the Philippines.
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Anti-cybercrime law to take effect without rules and regulations—De Lima

Anti-cybercrime law to take effect without rules and regulations—De Lima | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Tuesday RA 10175 would take effect on Wednesday even if it did not have implementing rules and regulations.
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Republic Act No. 10175 | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

Republic Act No. 10175 | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines | Cyber Crime Law | Scoop.it

The official release in an official publication of the Philippine Cyber Crime Prevention Law

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