Sen. Santiago, naghain ng bagong anti-cybercrime bill

Sen. Santiago, naghain ng bagong anti-cybercrime bill

Naghain ng panibagong bersyon ng Anti-Cybercrime Law si Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

Ang inihain ni Santiago na Senate Bill 3327 o ang Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF) ay naglalayong palitan ang Republic Act 10175 na sinuspinde ng Korte Suprema bunsod ng mga protesta.

Sinabi ni Santiago na tiyak ang mga probisyong inilalahad sa kaniyang panukalang batas partikular na sa bahaging tumutukoy sa libel, taliwas sa RA 10175.

Sa halip na isang criminal act, itinuturing lang na civil liability ang internet libel.

“Internet libel is a public and … Continue reading »

Miriam proposes new cyber law

Miriam proposes new cyber law

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is seeking the passage into law of an “anti-cybercrime law version 2.0” to replace the controversial Republic Act (RA) 10175, or the Philippine Cybercrime Law.

Senate Bill 3327, also known as the Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF), the lawmaker said, will protect the rights and freedoms of Filipinos in cyberspace while defining and penalizing cybercrimes.

“While it is important to crack down on criminal activities on the Internet, protecting constitutional rights like free expression, privacy and due process should hold a higher place in crafting laws,” Santiago, … Continue reading »

Miriam pushes ‘better’ cybercrime law

Miriam pushes ‘better’ cybercrime law

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is pushing a proposed law, Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF), to replace the controversial anti-cybercrime law or Republic Act No. 10175.

The senator filed Senate Bill No. 3327 which she described as “anti-cybercrime law version 2.0.” Santiago said that the MCPIF upholds the freedom of expression of Filipinos in cyberspace, unlike RA 10175.

Santiago said that the country needs a more effective cyberlaw because information and communications technology (ICT) and the Internet are drivers of economic growth.

She said that SBN 3327 will protect the … Continue reading »

Sen. Santiago files ‘Cybercrime Law v2.0′

Sen. Santiago files ‘Cybercrime Law v2.0′

“We need to recognize that child pornography, child abuse, and human trafficking can be committed through the internet, as much as hacking, piracy, and copyright infringement. We must define these evils in order for us to crush them,” the senator added.

SB 3327 was created through online crowdsourcing —a process of soliciting ideas, content or services in a collaborative way, online or offline. If passed into law, this may be the first piece of legislation which is crowdsourced.

Source: http://ofwmagazine. com/2012/11/30/sen-santiago-files-cybercrime-law-v2-0/

Santiago proposes Anti-Cybercrime Law version 2.0

Santiago proposes Anti-Cybercrime Law version 2.0

Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday afternoon urged her fellow lawmakers to pass her proposed Anti-Cybercrime Law Version 2.0 that aims to replace the old version that was greatly criticized by the public.

Santiago filed Senate Bill 3327, also known as the Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF), that will address the issues of cybercrime and at the same time protect the freedom of speech in social networking sites.

Source: http://www.dzrh.com.ph/?p=4216

Santiago wants new Cybercrime Prevention Act minus onerous provisions of 1st law

Santiago wants new Cybercrime Prevention Act minus onerous provisions of 1st law

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago bared on Friday that she is seeking the passage of Cybercrime Prevention Act version 2.0, because the first one drew drew flak from netizens and various other groups for its online libel provisions.

She said the new version would exclude provisions that would allow courts to search and seize information without a search warrant. She assured that the Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom will protect netizens’ rights and freedom, while defining and penalizing cybercrimes.

Source: http://www.solarnews.ph/JustIn/2012/11/30/santiago-wants-new-cybercrime-prevention-act-minus-onerous-provisions-of-1st-law#.ULjuNOSE36U

Sen. Santiago files ‘Cybercrime Law v2.0′

Sen. Santiago files ‘Cybercrime Law v2.0′

Senate Bill 3327 (SB 3327), also known as the Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF), aims to protect the rights and freedoms of Filipino netizens, while acting on cybercrimes.

“While it is important to crack down on criminal activities on the internet, protecting constitutional rights like free expression, privacy, and due process should hold a higher place in crafting laws,” said Santiago in a statement.

Source: http://ph.news.yahoo.com/sen-santiago-files-cybercrime-law-ver-2-0-103310749.html

Santiago aims for a better anti-cybercrime law

Santiago aims for a better anti-cybercrime law

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago said on Friday that is pushing for the passage of a Cybercrime Prevention Act version 2.0, because the first one – Republic Act No. 10175 – drew much flak from netizens and various other groups for its online libel provisions.

In a statement, she said the new version would exclude objectionable provisions, such as one that would allow the government to search and seize information without a search warrant and block or restrict access to websites without due process.

She assured that the Magna Carta for … Continue reading »

Miriam Santiago proposes a better cybercrime law

Miriam Santiago proposes a better cybercrime law

The MCPIF is first about rights. Fifteen petitions before the Supreme Court say that the Cybercrime Prevention Act tramples the rights of Filipinos, the MCPIF seeks to address that by protecting civil liberties.

Now, the government does have a point, we need to go hunting for pornographers. We need to go after the people who abuse our women and children online. The MCPIF strengthens the government’s power to do this. In fact, the MCPIF does what the cybercrime law wasn’t able to do: balance the need of society for protection … Continue reading »

Miriam files cyber bill ver 2.0

Miriam files cyber bill ver 2.0

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has filed a bill that seeks to address deficiencies in the Cybercrime Prevention Act or Republic Act 10175.

Santiago said the new version, Senate Bill 3327, would protect the rights and freedoms of netizens while defining and penalizing cybercrimes.

While acknowledging the legitimate concerns raised against RA 10175, Santiago said there is a definite need for a law that would address issues surrounding the information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2012/12/01/877657/miriam-files-cyber-bill-ver-20