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Internet service getting faster, telcos tell Senate

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The country’s leading telecommunication companies assured a Senate inquiry on Tuesday that there has been a growing improvement in the speed of Internet connection in the Philippines, attributing this to their continued investment in Internet infrastructure.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SC: Online libel law legal

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The Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday, the constitutionality of a provision in the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 penalizing online libel amid fears it would infringe on Internet freedom.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOJ wants online libel junked

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) will present to the next Congress “enhancements” to the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which would include junking the provision that makes online libel a crime.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SC extends indefinitely suspension of cyberlaw

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely its order suspending the implementation of the cybercrime law, which would penalize with imprisonment offensive posts on Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites and which critics said would violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of expression.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

CA affirms libel case vs teen blogger for ‘maligning’ another girl

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The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld a decision by a Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) to proceed with a libel case and the issuance of arrest warrants against a minor and five other persons for alleged defamatory posts on a social networking site.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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