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De Lima orders NBI to probe hacking of government websites

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. SENATE POOL PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate the recent hacking of government websites as a protest against widespread corruption in the government.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Group opens up offshore bank account database online

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A massive database of private offshore banking entities that could be used for tax evasion was posted online for public use Friday by the muckraking group that first reported the files.

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

Gov’t to defend cyber law at SC

AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

After a week of delay, government lawyers on Tuesday will defend before the Supreme Court the legality of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Celdran conviction draws mixed reactions on Twitter

Carlos Celdran. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

News that popular tour guide Carlos Celdran had been convicted by a court of offending religious feelings drew mixed reactions on the microblogging site Twitter.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Filipino of the Year goes interactive

‘TSINELAS’ LEADERSHIP  The Inquirer editors and assistant editors voted  Jesse Robredo the Filipino of the Year for 2012.

How does one express his or her choice for the Inquirer Filipino of the Year in 140 characters? Simple. Type out the name of the chosen one with the hashtag #FilipinooftheYear. Press Tweet. Boom! That’s it.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Enrile’s dizzying whirl from ‘quitter’ to ‘winner’

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. JOSEPH VIDAL/CONTRIBUTOR

Even Twitter, supposed to travel faster than sound, got lost in the speed with which Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Monday shifted gears from “quitter” to “winner.”

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

‘Hacktivists’ strike again, attack Customs, ‘Eat Bulaga’ websites

Anonymous Philippines

“Hacktivists” struck again on Tuesday, the day of hearing oral arguments in the Supreme Court for Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, a law that protesters say threatens freedom of speech.

Posted: January 16th, 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 »

Dispose of old e-gadgets properly, says DENR chief

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje. AFP

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday warned the public against recklessly throwing their old gadgets in the trash bin, noting the environmental hazards posed by improperly disposed electronic devices.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Enrile story goes viral: ‘The audacity,’ that’s our money!

A waste of time, money and energy was the general theme of netizens’ reaction to the privilege speech of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, who lambasted an “obsessive hater,” supposedly Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, on Wednesday.

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s Christmas cash gift of almost P30 million to his fellow senators rubbed Filipino netizens the wrong way, with some critics describing it as “suspicious” and “unethical.”

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Parañaque residents urged to follow city’s Twitter, FB accounts

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Follow us on Twitter. Write on our Facebook timeline.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Disabled, netizens don’t find Aquino ‘wheelchair’ joke funny

President Aquino with New Zealand Governor General Jerry Mateparae and his wife, Janine, after an official Maori welcome at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Angry netizens took the President to task for cracking a joke he supposedly heard from someone during a talk to the Filipino community in New Zealand.  AP

Blasting away at his unpopular predecessor has been a surefire way of playing up to the gallery, but did a wisecracking President Aquino cross the line this time?

Posted: October 25th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Young netizen adds voice vs cyberlaw

TEENAGE blogger Jann Erikson Medina and his online petition against the cybercrime law. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Malala Yousafzai and Jann Ericko Medina are both 14 years old and live worlds apart. Yet, they have discovered the power of their voices in fighting for their rights.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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