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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 »

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 »

Apple battles ebook conspiracy in US court

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Apple squares off with the US government in court Monday in a trial accusing the iconic tech firm of leading a conspiracy to boost the price of ebooks.

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SolGen defends cybercrime law at SC

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Launching the government’s defense of the controversial cybercrime law before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza began by assuring the tribunal that the law aimed at combating crimes on the Internet was not a “24-7 Big Brother’’ lurking in cyberspace.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Headlines,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 »

SC hears petitioners vs cybercrime law

Lawyer Harry Roque on Sunday said he was one of the five speakers to deliver their oral arguments on the anticybercrime law on Jan. 15, specifically on the subject of online libel and how the Internet works. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has elected five counsels to argue before the court against various aspects of Republic Act No. 10175—the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012—subject to its confirmation.

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

Instagram sued over contract changes

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A lawsuit filed here seeks to stop Instagram from changing its terms of service, saying the Facebook-owned smartphone photo-sharing service is breaching its contract with users.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | 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 »

Cyberbullies’ whipping boy hits back at foes

Senator Vicente Sotto III

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Monday denied allegations he surreptitiously slipped in higher penalties for online libel in the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

NBI closing in on ‘hacktivists’—De Lima

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday said she had directed the National Bureau of Investigation to start profiling personalities allegedly behind the hacking and defacement of government websites in protest against the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

3 more petitions filed in SC against cyberlaw

Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Three more petitions against the Cybercrime Prevention Act were filed Monday in the Supreme Court, bringing the number of cases against the new law to 15.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Angara confident SC won’t strike down cyber law

Senator Edgardo Angara

The Supreme Court might strike down some of the provisions of the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 but not the entire law, Senator Edgardo Angara said on Monday.

Posted: October 8th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple wants 4 more Samsung products added to suit

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Fresh off its court victory over Samsung Electronics Co., iPhone maker Apple Inc. is asking a federal court to add four more of its rival’s products to the list of patent-infringing products.

Posted: September 1st, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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