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SC told cybercrime law sucks like vampire

SERENO TAKES CHARGE  Justices of the Supreme Court take their positions in the first oral arguments on the cybercrime law presided over by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno (center).  Flanking the Chief Justice are Justices Antonio Carpio and Teresita Leonardo de Castro, as Bienvenido Reyes and Marvic Leonen make their entrance. RAFFY LERMA

Likening the cybercrime law to a vampire that “sucks the life out of freedom of speech and expression,” Sen. Teofisto Guingona III on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to strike down specific provisions of the law.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Netizens refuse to let Sotto off the hook

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Netizens led by prominent local academics aren’t letting Sen. Vicente Sotto off the hook, but the Senate majority leader is unfazed.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Cyberbullies’ whipping boy hits back at foes

Senator Vicente Sotto III

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Monday denied allegations he surreptitiously slipped in higher penalties for online libel in the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cyberlaw backers blink

Senator Edgardo Angara

Amid the outrage over the Cybercrime Prevention Act, outgoing Sen. Edgardo Angara, principal sponsor of the controversial law in the Senate, said he would file amendments to address concerns on libel and the authority given to the justice department to shut down certain websites.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cayetano: UN report acknowledged as source in speech on environment

Senator Pia Cayetano

Repeatedly quoting a United Nations report throughout an entire speech would be tedious. Would not an acknowledgment of the source in the first part of the speech suffice?

Posted: August 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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