The Philippine government says it will soon be arresting one suspect for spreading terrorist propaganda online in relation to the Marawi crisis
A data privacy lawyer believes the poll body could be sued for 'failing to protect personal information.' However, a former Comelec lawyer argues that liability depends on the nature of the leaked data.
You may or may not agree with some of the choices. We'd like to hear from you so let us know if we have a common deck for this year's winners and losers under this section.
Investigators are tracing who posted the false article online that there's Ebola in Quezon City. Those who shared the hoax online may also be held liable.
What can you do to help end the selling of sex photos and videos involving Filipino children?
Roughly 46% of cybercrime cases handled by the authorities are related to online child abuse, while 25% are related to online extortion, says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima
The suspects allegedly cloned credit cards to buy, and then sell, products online
The suspect may face 6 years in jail if found guilty for transferring thousands of dollars to her bank account using fraudulent computer data
The SC denies the motions for reconsideration on the Cybercrime law filed by at least 5 sets of petitioners
The IRR as drafted by the government's technical working groups may undergo revisions after month-long public consultations that begin next week
You get aroused, you get your kicks, you get orgasms, you call it cybersex. Cybersex is sex. It is not pornography. It is not public. It is a choice.
In this concluding part, we explain key provisions that touch on cybersex, online child pornography, media freedom, and the right to privacy
This is the 1st part of a list of questions that constitutes an explainer on the Supreme Court's decision. We initially focus on online libel.
It's as if the addition of the word 'cyber' to 'sex' suddenly and incomprehensibly made sexual activity a criminal act
Rappler explains the petitions filed against the Cybercrime Law and some of the terms in the Supreme Court decision
The need by the legislature and courts to rethink our libel laws is becoming more relevant especially with the widespread use of the internet
Information on the Navotas den was tipped off by the United States Homeland Security to the DOJ Office of Cybercrime in 2013
'With the government regulating and documenting our every word and move, we have gone back to the dark ages where democracy is dead'
Rappler talks to top technology law expert JJ Disini and lawyer Chris Lao, a cyber bullying victim on the Cybercrime law
Advocates supporting Hacienda Luisista farmworkers are against the Cybercrime law's provision on online libel
(UPDATED) Decision of the Supreme Court upholding most provisions of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012
In the age of social media, if someone merely shares a potentially libelous story on his Facebook wall, he cannot be sued for libel because he is not the original author of the post
Senator Ralph Recto's committee will start hearing cybercrime bills on March 3, two weeks after the Supreme Court declared online libel constitutional
Miriam: SC ruling on online libel erroneous. Disini: Cybercrime has chilling effect on freedom of speech. Live rounds used in Kiev clashes
'Here we have case of jurisprudence trailing after technology because of lack of understanding'
Aquino: criminalizing online libel won’t curb free speech. A report says the PH is 3rd most dangerous country for journalists in 2013. CA confirms promotion of 2 generals tagged in human rights cases.
Have you mastered the art of the #NonLibelousTweet? These netizens have.
The Supreme Court rules most provisions of the beleaguered Cybercrime Prevention Act are constitutional
Marcos calls for the protection of free speech online by filing a bill lowering the penalty for online libel in the cybercrime law
The SC says online libel is constitutional. Estrada says witness Tuason offered pork barrel deals to other senators. UN team: Kim Jong-Un should be charged with crimes against humanity.
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?
(2nd UPDATE) The High Court strikes down only 3 Cybercrime Law provisions, including one that gives the justice department the power to take down online content without a court warrant. It also rules online libel to be constitutional, with one exception.
The Supreme Court decision on the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 can be traced all the way to Sept 12, 2012 when President Aquino first signed it into law
The NBI looks forward to a favorable decision, saying it will help in terms of law enforcement, legal defense, and deterrence to cybercrimes
Rappler talks to lawyer JJ Disini on how the Cybercrime law could fare in 2014.
Bangsamoro peace panels close to a final peace agreement. ERC Chief Ducut not quitting. Intellectual property expert cites cybercrime law problems
Filipino delegates to a global Internet forum say vague laws threatened Internet freedom in the Philippines
Surveillance dominates the global debate on Internet policy, and erodes trust in the US, other governments and companies
A report of US-based Freedom House says Internet freedom in the Philippines declined primarily because of the 'notorious, restrictive, and punitive' law
Myanmar's cyberspace is opening up but the former junta's old bad habits are proving hard to break
In Myanmar, netizens turn to cyberspace to fight the draconian laws from its dark past
Sen TG Guingona says he prefers that netizens not be allowed to post anonymously when commenting on bills online
Sen Nancy Binay and Miriam Defensor Santiago file separate bills on Internet policy
Neophyte and re-elected senators begin filing bills to translate campaign promises into law
DOJ drops online libel provision in cybercrime law. PH vows to defend its territory as Chinese ships circle Ayungin Reef. Drilon to UNA: concede.
Online libel was not part of the original version drafted by the Department of Justice in the first place
But the NBI concedes it is also able to solve crimes through the help of the Internet
The Supreme Court extends the temporary restraining order on the cybercrime law. | The High Court dismisses a petition against political dynasties. | Inflation rises in January after the implementation of the sin tax law.