Tag: Senate Bill No. 1310

Lawmakers hail new SIM Cards law as victory vs. text scammers

(PNA) Senator Jinggoy Estrada emphasized the timeliness of the law as the Covid-19 pandemic drives the rapid digital adoption of the Philippines. “It’s imperative to have laws that are more attuned to the times and the needs of society – not only in the ways Filipinos communicate, work, engage in e-commerce, access information, etc.,” Estrada…
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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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Senate okays on final reading mandatory SIM card registration

(MALAYA) VOTING 20-0-0, the Senate yesterday approved on third and final reading the mandatory registration of SIM cards, a measure passed by both houses of Congress in the 18th Congress but was vetoed by former President Duterte due to the provision on the registration of social media accounts. Last September 5, the House of Representatives…
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