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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 »

Web ‘blackout’ in Singapore to protest new online rules

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Over 130 Singaporean bloggers blacked out their homepages Thursday to protest new licensing rules for news websites they say will muzzle freedom of expression.

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

Google boss sees autocrats’ pushback against Internet

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Life in authoritarian states is likely to get tougher before it gets better as their citizens gain more access to the Internet, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Hacktivists’ strike on eve of SC hearing

Cebu Daily News

Several government websites, including that of the National Food Authority, were defaced early Monday by the “hacktivist” group Anonymous Philippines, drawing attention to the cybercrime law.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

De Lima vows to protect rights, freedoms if SC upholds cybercrime law

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. SENATE POOL PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima vowed on Monday to protect constitutionally guaranteed rights and freedoms should the Supreme Court uphold the anti-cybercrime law.

Posted: October 22nd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

TRO vs cyberlaw a temporary setback, says Palace

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The 120-day temporary restraining order (TRO) by the Supreme Court against the Cybercrime Prevention Act was a “temporary setback,” Malacañang said Wednesday.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Protesters jump for joy over high court order vs cyber law

Cybercrime

The jubilant crowd mostly in black shouted, “Yes! Yehey!”

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

TRO on cyberlaw big victory for freedom of expression, says Guingona

Cybercrime

“The first victory of the people and of freedom of expression.” That was how Sen. Teofisto Guingona III described the Supreme Court’s issuance Tuesday of a temporary restraining order (TRO) suspending implementation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act for 120 days while the high tribunal decides whether the law violates civil liberties.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aquino backs cyberlaw; open to amendments

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III on Friday defended a new cybercrime law amid a storm of protests from defenders of freedom of expression and opponents of libel as a criminal offense.

Posted: October 6th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Noah’s website survives great flood of cyberattacks

noah

Like the biblical Noah who rode out the Great Flood, this Noah also emerged unscathed.

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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