A man wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and law enforcers in other countries for allegedly operating a worldwide child pornography website was arrested in central Mindanao on Wednesday, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.
The sponsor in the Senate of the Cybercrime Prevention Act wants Justice Secretary Leila De Lima to keep herself from blocking access to websites even if they are found to violate the provisions of the much-criticized law against Internet crimes.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima turned down the proposal of Sen. Edgardo Angara, on Thursday, to suspend the implementation of a provision of the Cybercrime Prevention Act that gave the Department of Justice (DOJ) the power to block or restrict access to websites that violate the new law.
Stripping for a sex show on the Internet? Think twice. Cybersex is now a crime in the Philippines.
The Russian-language Wikipedia website shut down Tuesday with a stark black line across its main page in protest at a bill it warned could be used to censor the Internet.