Tag: Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

Purveyors of fake news should be jailed – senator

(BUSINESS WORLD) A SENATOR on Wednesday said fake news creation should be criminalized after a poll by Pulse Asia Research, Inc. showed Filipinos consider it to be a problem.  “Misinformation and disinformation should be taken seriously,” Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada said in a statement. “Those behind it should be held accountable for their actions. It…
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On the signing into law of SIM Registration Act

The Philippines will now be among the growing number of countries mandating SIM registration, landmark legislation envisioned to deter cybercrime, and other electronic communication-aided criminal activities. At a time of rapid digital adoption driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s imperative to have laws that are more attuned to the times and the needs of society…
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Purveyors of ‘fake news’ should be jailed, fined — Jinggoy

TO discourage people from spreading “fake news,” Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada is pushing for the criminalization of act of spreading false or misleading news online. “Click baits, propaganda, and manipulation of legitimate news segments to deliberately online falsehoods, false news or disinformation are so common nowadays, making it difficult to distinguish which is actual news to fake…
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