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Aquino defends online libel ruling

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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 »

IT experts back more funds for new teachers, textbooks, instead of computers

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Instead of computers, the Congress should focus in giving more funding to the purchase of textbooks and hiring of more teachers for public schools, a group of information technology experts said on Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Telecommuting’ proposed as solution to traffic woes

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Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill proposing to institutionalize telecommuting – working online from home – to help decongest the country’s busiest thoroughfares such as those in Metro Manila.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Binay files bill vs ‘electronic violence’ on women, children

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Senator Maria Lourdes “Nancy” Binay has filed a bill that would regulate the “exploitative and irresponsible” use of social media by the victim’s relatives, former spouse or partner or an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Celdran conviction draws mixed reactions on Twitter

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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 »

Bill gives netizens say in passage of PH laws

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Netizens—bloggers, maybe even trolls—stand to play a vital role in the passage of the country’s laws if a proposed Crowdsourcing Act is enacted.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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

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“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 may be ousted for cybercrime law, says lawmaker

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

Kabataan party-list Rep. Raymond Palatino, one of the complainants against newly enacted Republic Act No. 10075 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, on Sunday said President Benigno Aquino could be impeached for enforcing the controversial law.

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

Alan Cayetano wants live-tweeting of Senate proceedings

Senator Alan Peter Cayetnao. RYAN LEAGOG/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano is proposing “real-time tweeting” in the Senate to allow public participation in all issues being tackled in the chamber.

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

Belmonte against amending cybercrime law for now

House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.. FILE PHOTO

House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is not keen on amending the Cybercrime Prevention Act despite snowballing protests even from senators who hitherto backed the measure despite the insertion of controversial provisions.

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

Noah’s website survives great flood of cyberattacks

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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 »

NBI: Int’l group behind hacking of gov’t web sites

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Threats to hack web sites of government agencies by a group with an international affiliation have become a matter of national security, according to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) lead agent assigned to the probe.

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

Angara: Tough penalties due to Net’s global reach

Senator Edgardo Angara

Just one click and a libelous content goes global.

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

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  1. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  2. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  3. Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  4. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  5. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  6. SKY says ‘malicious third parties’ caused internet access problems
  7. Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  9. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  10. Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  1. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  2. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  3. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  4. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  5. IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000
  6. Netizens react to Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley
  7. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  8. Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online
  9. Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death
  10. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  1. #RejectedBbPilipinas2014Questions flood Twitter
  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens fall in love with Crimea prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya
  4. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  5. Nude and so dangerous
  6. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  7. Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame
  8. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  9. Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest
  10. Filipino artist copies piece from digital art

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  • Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
  • Sports

  • PBA D-League: Waves edge skidding Superchargers
  • Ilad’s last-second basket lifts Gems over Bakers
  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
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  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • DFA officers hold workshop on aiding human traffic victims
  • Canada in communication with PH on toxic wastes
  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
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