Criminalizing the “aiding or abetting” of online libel and prosecuting those who simply receive and react to defamatory social media posts would be difficult if the complexities of cyberspace are ignored in the crafting of a cyber-libel law, according the Supreme Court.
“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” so goes the first stanza of the poem by Clement Clarke Moore.
Stronger attacks on the cyberspace should be expected in 2014 with major data breaches to happen every month and advanced mobile banking attacks to raise, a report said.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday accused China of waging cyber espionage against the United States, raising pressure on Beijing over the issue ahead of a key summit between their leaders.
China has expressed a willingness to cooperate with the United States and others to combat hacking, after a top US official warned the international community was losing patience with Beijing.
China’s foreign minister on Saturday rejected accusations that the country’s military was behind massive hacking attacks on US and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet.
The US Department of Defense has approved a fivefold expansion of its cybersecurity force over the coming years in a bid to increase its ability to defend critical computer networks, The Washington Post reported late Sunday.
The government will not suppress civil liberties enjoyed online while implementing the Cyber Crime Prevention Act of 2012 but is seeking a dialogue with all stakeholders, Malacañang said Wednesday.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Saturday vowed that the constitutional rights of citizens in cyberspace will be protected in the implementation of the controversial Republic Act No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act.
A new cybercrime law in the Philippines that could see people jailed for 12 years for posting defamatory comments on Facebook or Twitter is generating outrage among netizens and rights groups.
TOKYO – Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Thursday reported its third annual loss in a row after the March 11 quake, but forecast a return to the black this year despite a huge online attack. Sony confirmed that it suffered a net loss of 259.6 billion yen ($3.2 billion) in the year to March [...]