National Press Club, Your Freudian Slip Is Showing

freudian slip freud·i·an slip Noun: An unintentional error regarded as revealing subconscious feelings. We don’t know anything for sure (is that libel) but a Freudian slip is what seems to have happened . The National Press Club initially said that the libel portion of  the Cybercrime Act was “society’s weapon against bloggers”.  They had since […]

Wanking to lewd Web videos now a crime in the Philippines!

Now that there is an anti-Cybercrime law in the Philippines, stuff published online is now subject to the same libel laws that have for some time been applied to stuff published on traditional media like newspapers and magazines and broadcast on TV and radio. I suppose the principle there is that computers and their networks […]

Who’s afraid of the Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012?

Senate Bill 2796 or the Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 is not a bad law. Most of the online nasties the law aims to curb are no-brainers. So I will go straight to what, to me, is its main feature that sends chills up the spine of the average schmoe… 4) Libel – The […]