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Philippines - Cybercrime law's threat to freedom of information

Reporters without borders
The Philippines supreme court voted unanimously today to impose a 120-day temporary restraining order on the "Cybercrime Prevention Act 2012" pending hearings beginning 15 January to determine whether any of its provisions violate civil liberties. The court issued its ruling in response to 15 petitions against the law, known as Republic Act No. 10175, which President Benigno Aquino signed on 12 September. Reporters Without Borders takes the view that the amendments being proposed will not (...)

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