From Law Center Philippines

Republic Act No. 10175 – An Act Defining Cybercrime, Providing For The Prevention, Investigation, Suppression And The Imposition Of Penalties Therefor And For Other Purposes

Analysis by Atty. Mel Sta. Maria – The Cybercrime Law and How It Affects Your Freedom of Expression

And from Forbes, The Philippines Passes a Cybercrime Prevention Act that Makes SOPA Look Reasonable by Paul Tassi


October 09, 2012
SC issues TRO vs cyber law
By Tetch Torres

MANILA, Philippines–The Supreme Court stopped for 120 days the implementation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

At the same time, the high court has set an oral argument on January 15 to hear both parties for and against the law.

In a 13-page ruling, the high court consolidated all the 15 petitions against the Cybercrime Law.

“Now, therefore, effective immediately and for a period of 120 days, you, respondents, your agents, representatives or persons acting in your place or stead are hereby enjoined from implementing and/on enforcing Republic Act 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012),” the high court resolution dated Oct. 9 stated.

At the same time, it ordered the government’s lawyer, the Solicitor General to comment within 10 days on the petitions filed against the law.

The high court also set the case for oral argument on Jan. 15 at 2pm. Read More


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