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 […]

Formerly-jailed coup plotter Trillanes now embroiled in diplomatic coup blessed by Ph president

I recall that archaic metaphor used to describe guys who are in romantic relationships with two women — they are said to be swimming in two rivers. That’s what red-faced President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III is looking like now having been caught out overseeing two negotiation channels facing the Chinese government: one via what […]

Will Senator Antonio Trillanes defer to public opinion when deciding on Corona’s impeachment?

According to “Senator” Antonio Trillanes IV, public opinion will weigh heavily in his final decision with regard to the impeachment of Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. In a speech delivered at a forum held at the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance, Diliman last week Trillanes said that he intends to […]