Monthly Archives: October 2012

FB ‘Likes’, Shares Could Be Grounds For Libel, Says Sen. Guingona

Sharing content, or even just clicking the ‘Like’ button on Facebook, may be grounds for libel under the recently enacted Cybercrime Prevention Act. But Senator Teofisto Guingona III said Thursday the law is so broad and vague it isn’t clear who can or should be sued. “The law is very broad,” Guingona, who opposes the […]

Sotto Nephew Threatens Critic on Facebook

After Senator Tito Sotto cried foul over being bullied on the Internet, his nephew may have ended up himself bullying someone on Facebook in an attempt to defend his uncle’s good name. Stephen Michael Gamboa Bacosa, Sotto’s nephew though his wife Helen Gamboa, sent a private message to a certain Adrian Arcega, saying: “Pare dahan […]

DOJ Starts Training 150 Investigators, Prosecutors vs Cybercrime

The government has started training more than 150 investigators and prosecutors in combating online offenses as prescribed in the newly signed Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. “Our new Office for Cybercrime will soon be established even as we have trained more than 150 investigators and prosecutors in cyber forensics to modernize our skills and competencies,” […]