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Iranian court sentences Facebook activists to jail

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An Iranian court handed jail sentences of eight to 21 years to eight Facebook page administrators, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Aquino defends online libel ruling

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III threw his support behind the controversial libel provision of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which the Supreme Court declared as constitutional on Tuesday.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aquino: Online libel ruling won’t hinder freedom of expression

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President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said the public should not be bothered by the Supreme Court ruling upholding the online libel provision of the cybercrime law.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SC: Online libel law legal

Militants gather in front of the Supreme Court building in Manila on Tuesday to protest against the cybercrime law.  INQUIRER PHOTO/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

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 »

Facebook ‘Like’ button is free speech right – US court

A file photo shows the Facebook "like" icon displayed outside of Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. AP

Hitting the “Like” button on Facebook is an element of free speech protected by the US constitution, a federal court ruled Wednesday, in a case closely watched by employment lawyers.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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