The Supreme Court now allows subpoenas to be sent online, part of a process of improving trial procedures that is being undertaken by the Justice Sector Coordinating Council, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said here on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed all pending motions for reconsideration of its Feb. 18 ruling that the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10175) was constitutional, except for a provision that grants the Department of Justice the power to block websites.
Their names may evoke a few grins and laughter, but they are now eligible to be part of one very serious profession.
Criminalizing the “aiding or abetting” of online libel and prosecuting those who simply receive and react to defamatory social media posts will be difficult if the complexities of cyberspace are ignored in the formulation of a cyberlibel law, according to the Supreme Court.
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.