Tuesday, October 2, 2012


Episode of Word of the Lourd about the Cyber Crime Law in the Philippines. You can visit their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/WOTLWASAK. I really like watching their episodes, informative and entertaining at the same time.

Philippine Cybercrime Law

The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 , signed by President Benigno Aquino III on Sep. 12, aims to fight online pornography, hacking, identity theft and spamming following local law enforcement agencies' complaints over the lack of legal tools to combat cybercrime.

However, the law came with tougher legal penalties for Internet defamation, compared to traditional media.

It also allows authorities to collect data from personal user accounts on social media and listen in on voice and video applications such as Skype, without a warrant. Users who post defamatory comments on Facebook or Twitter, for example, could be sentenced to up 12 years in jail. -

 Click here to know more about the Philippine Cybercrime Law.