Whistleblower app SecureDrop takes investigative journalism to the 21st Century!

A system that allows anonymous informants to send electronic documents without fear of disclosure developed by the late Internet ‘hacktivist’ Aaron Swartz and investigative journalist Kevin Poulsen back in 2011 is gaining traction amongst big-name international media organisations. Originally named DeadDrop, management and rollout of the system has since been taken over by the Freedom […]

Kris Aquino pays top tax dollar in the spirit of Daang Matuwid!

Funny the way presidential sister and Queen of All Philippine Media Kris Aquino comes into the fore whenever Filipino pep for the “right” people needs to be pump primed. Most recently the buzz is her emerging as “top Filipino taxpayer” paying a whopping (by Philippine standards) 49.87 million pesos (USD1.2 million) to the Philippine government. […]

Cybercrime: US laws seek to protect ideas, Philippine laws seek to protect people

Comparable to Filipinos’ battle versus Republic Act 10175 (a.k.a. the Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012), their government’s assault on their cherished right of freedom of speech, is America’s own successfully-waged war versus their government’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) bill which sought to implement measures that would have enabled the US Government to control […]