Pinoy Ako Blog’s popularity with some academics at ADMU & UP proof of their mediocrity

Recently I sat back and watched while one of our former hecklers got a dose of her own medicine. I felt validated that I had proven again that the best defence against our detractors is patience and the discipline to allow them the time and space to dig their own graves. I always knew that […]

Jover Laurio, a.k.a. @PinoyAkoBlog: Don’t be fooled by the victim card she now plays

So now a certain Maria Josephina Vergina “Jover” Laurio has come out and revealed herself as the person behind the Yellowtard blog Pinoy Ako Blog (PAB). This is after a series of exposés published by blogger RJ Nieto (a.k.a. “Thinking Pinoy”) on the inner workings behind a vast network of anti-government blogs and fake news […]

COMELEC data breach: Filipinos worldwide at risk of digital fraud!

A security ‘mishap’ has resulted in millions of Filipino voters’ personal details exposed to cyber-criminals. In a 6th April blog report, global digital security solutions firm Trend Micro reported that “a massive data breach leaked the entire database of the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC).” Based on our investigation, the data dumps include 1.3 million […]

Binay kids being ‘dragged’ into scandal, Nancy appeals for restraint

The most tragic thing is when children suffer from the sins of their parents. That’s pretty much the plot underlying The Human Condition. So with regard to Senator Nancy Binay’s recent lament that the vilification of her family’s politics is starting to touch her children, well, here’s a cliche to consider: It comes with the […]

We are all still waiting for technology to make our lives better

You gotta give credit to those who cheer on the inroads technology is relentlessly making into people’s personal lives. Technology, they say, is “making lives better” by “empowering” ordinary people to take greater “control over their lives”. The nebulous banter seems to resonate with consumers who remain wide-eyed in anticipation for the coming of the […]

Ban on access to porn over the Net in the Ph to start this month

If things work according to plan, devices and networks accessing the Internet through Philippine Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will supposedly be porn-free this month. Yugatech.com reports this is a move initiated by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to comply with Republic Act 9775 or the “Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009″… With the implementation of the […]

Marjorie Barretto puts gossip bloggers and scandal mongers on notice!

Philippine laws against violation of privacy and malicious capture of images will once again be put to a high-profile test as the subject of the latest sex photo scandal, Filipino starlet Marjorie Barretto, releases her legal hounds. This was after two photos of Barretto posing in various stages of undress somehow made their way onto […]

Will social media as we know it thrive in a corporate setting?

If you can’t take on social networking giant Facebook on its home court, bring the battle to your own field. Microsoft seems set to leverage its still undisputed hold on systems that run big corporate networks to capture business-oriented social networking. Bill Gates’s IT behemoth has recently acquired “enterprise social networking” startup Yammer for USD1.2 […]