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October 03, 2012

Symantec on Anti-Cybercrime Law & Network Security

In the wake of the recent hackings of government websites, Norton held a roadshow which was spearheaded by Symantec Senior Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific and EMEA, Mr. Ilias Chantzos for a handful of select members of the press and bloggers to provide his insights about the recent incidents.

February 13, 2012

Sen. Angara explains the Anti-Cybercrime Bill

A couple of weeks ago, we got news that the Senate has finally approved their own version of the Anti-Cybercrime Bill (Senate Bill 2796). It has gotten a lot of mixed reactions and has even been labeled as a measure similar to SOPA/PIPA in the US.

November 11, 2014

Spreading Ebola hoaxes online may land you in jail

Careful when posting online or sharing on social media rumors or false information about Ebola as this may land you in jail.

June 16, 2013

Now that KAT.PH is down, which PH domain is next?

The recent seizure of the KAT.PH domains have angered a lot of people who rely on the site for illegal downloads (see original story here). What is actually more chilling is the idea that this seizure can also happen to another PH domain as well, whether the allege offense is similar or otherwise.

October 08, 2012

Did you know Online Libel has been around since 2001?

It looks like the biggest issue of a lot of people with the Anti-Cybercrime Law (R.A. 10175) is the online defamation or online libel provisions. This is because everyone on Facebook or Twitter can now be held liable for their posts.

September 27, 2012

More PH government websites have been hacked!

After so many failed attempts to have the recently passed Anti-Cybercrime law be reviewed, some of our fellow countrymen just had enough of the crap and decided to take matters into their own hands by hacking multiple government websites and placing their banner on it. As the saying goes, “Action speaks louder than words”.

September 22, 2012

Delete this post! Online libel as continuing offense

Since we posted the news about the Anti-Cybercrime Law, a number of people have contacted and asked me questions regarding its implications to bloggers. Though I am not a lawyer, I’ve been a subject of a libel suit back in 2006 so experience has taught me well.

August 25, 2012

PNP, PAOCC busts over 300 alleged cyber criminals

In a simultaneous raid conducted yesterday in several locations in NCR, the joint effort between Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP CIDG) and the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) arrested more than 350 foreign nationals who were allegedly involved in an organized, multi-million peso cybercrime.

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