Instead of apologizing for statements plagiarized from an American blogger, Senator Tito Sotto lashes back at critics, claiming to be the only senator to become a victim of cyber-bullying. He calls for legislation to define and regulate blogging. Sotto moves to strike the plagiarized statements from the Senate record and points out that plagiarism is not a crime in the Philippines.
Read Sotto's speech in full here
and see video and read key points here
- all on Rappler.