anti-cybercrime law - updates

Rappler's latest stories on anti-cybercrime law


Miriam to Recto: Prioritize crowdsourced Web freedom bill

Feb 21, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Senator Ralph Recto s committee will start hearing cybercrime bills on March 3 two weeks after the Supreme Court declared online libel constitutional

CYBERCRIME PROTESTS. Bloggers, human rights advocates and activists held protests against the Cybercrime Law in October. File photo by Purple Romero

Marcos files bill amending ‘e-martial law’

Feb 19, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Marcos calls for the protection of free speech online by filing a bill lowering the penalty for online libel in the cybercrime law

Sotto: E-libel verdict ‘vindicates’ me

Feb 18, 2014 - 7:41 PM

The senator who drew flak for this provision in the anti cybercrime law asks: How can celebrities seek redress after having sex videos released without their consent?

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

Cybercrime law mars PH net freedom – global report

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:44 PM

A report of US based Freedom House says Internet freedom in the Philippines declined primarily because of the notorious restrictive and punitive law

Photo by Hoang Vu

'No anonymous posts in crowdsourcing laws'

Jul 09, 2013 - 7:13 PM

Sen TG Guingona says he prefers that netizens not be allowed to post anonymously when commenting on bills online

FOR ACCOUNTABILITY. Sen TG Guingona says he prefers that netizens not be allowed to post anonymously when commenting on bills posted online. File photo from Guingona's Facebook page

Binay vs e-violence, Miriam for net freedom

Jul 03, 2013 - 1:02 PM

Sen Nancy Binay and Miriam Defensor Santiago file separate bills on Internet policy

LINED UP. Sen Nancy Binay prepares to file her first 15 bills focusing on women and children. Photo by Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal

Justices to cyberlaw critics: How about Chris Lao case?

Jan 15, 2013 - 10:35 PM

SC justices ask cybercrime law critics: How about Chris Lao case? What of victims of cyberbullying?

Cybercrime law is defensible – Palace

Jan 14, 2013 - 6:53 PM

The Palace says the Solicitor General will be able to defend the legality of the cybercrime law

CHAINED NETIZEN. A protester demonstrates his interpretation of the effect of the Cybercrime Prevention Act in front of the Supreme Court along Padre Faura Street, Manila. Photo by Hoang Vu

Gov’t knows who the hackers are – Palace

Jan 14, 2013 - 3:10 PM

Palace says the NBI already has leads on who is hacking government websites ahead of the cybercrime law debates

Screenshot of the homepage of the National Food Authority website on January 14, 2013.

Rappler Newscast | November 30, 2012

Nov 30, 2012 - 8:53 PM

President Aquino wants a vote on the Reproductive Health bill Senator Santiago wants the Senate to pass a new version of the anti cybercrime law Syria is cut off from the Internet

Miriam proposes new anti-cybercrime law

Nov 30, 2012 - 1:59 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago calls for the passage of a Magna Carta for Internet Freedom to replace the cybercrime law

Aquino says he favors decriminalizing libel

Oct 17, 2012 - 1:01 PM

President Aquino says he supports the decriminalization of libel after earlier defending a law imposing heavier penalties for online libel

‘Liking, sharing’ not punishable under cyber law – Angara

Oct 04, 2012 - 2:47 PM

Sen Ed Angara says those who like or share libelous posts are not automatically liable under the cyber law

Guingona wants online libel repealed

Sep 21, 2012 - 4:21 PM

Senator TG Guingona plans to have parts of the law repealed