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Fake news, real women: Disinformation gone macho

Dec 15, 2018 - 9:52 AM

When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head

Prone to abuse: State surveillance as a tool to silence critics

Mar 18, 2018 - 12:18 PM

Human rights activists say the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of a citizen's right to privacy

State surveillance: A necessary evil?

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Proponents of state surveillance argue that monitoring individuals is necessary in the interest of 'national security'. But who defines what 'national security' is? To what extent is state surveillance legal?

What you need to know about state surveillance

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:45 AM

The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte purchased communications surveillance equipment from the UK. What should citizens know about state monitoring?

MONITOR. Reports in February revealed the Duterte administration purchased spyware from the British government.

How are women's rights measured online?

Apr 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Filipino women do not enjoy the same rights as men online despite the high social media penetration in the country But there are things the government and stakeholders can do to address this

GAP. The Foundation for Media Alternatives gives Philippines a score of 5 out of 10 in its Digital Gender Report Card.

San Miguel telco buyout creates 'more barriers' to entry – experts

Aug 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Has the feasibility of a 3rd player in the near future been quashed by the deal? My answer is a qualified yes says a senior research fellow of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies

GAME CHANGER. Hopes of San Miguel coming in as 3rd player were shattered after the two telecom giants bought all of its assets last May. Background photo from Shutterstock

'Slow but open' PH Internet focus of global summit

Mar 24, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Civil society leaders tech experts NGOs lawyers and governments gather in the Philippines to discuss privacy surveillance and free expression online

INTERNET FREEDOM. RightsCon Southeast Asia, a global conference on digital rights, opens in Manila on Tuesday, March 24. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Q and A: What PH can learn from global Internet debate

Oct 28, 2013 - 10:01 AM

Filipino delegates to a global Internet forum say vague laws threatened Internet freedom in the Philippines