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Why Alvarez' bill criminalizing fake social media accounts won't work

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:10 PM

House Bill 5021 proposes to penalize fake social media account holders and people behind bots with 6 to 12 years in prison on top of a P30 000 to P50 000 fine

TROLLS NO MORE? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez files seeking to punish fake social media accounts and bots.

Bots, paid trolls are 'purveyors of artificial ignorance'

Sep 24, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The Internet is not so much as public debate anymore as it is a screaming match says Vince Lazatin of the Transparency and Accountability Network

TECH AND PUBLIC DEBATE PANEL. From left to right: Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Transparency and Accountability NEtwork's Vince Lazatin, Rappler reporter Pia Ranada, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility's Vergel Santos, and Thinking Machines founder Stephanie Sy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler