Justice official turns “cyber-bullying” into a criminal offense without Congress’ approval

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Exclusive By Raïssa Robles Cyber-bullying was never mentioned in the Cybercrime Prevention Law or Republic Act No. 10175 that the Supreme Court has upheld as constitutional. And yet the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) that Justice Assistant Secretary Geronimo Sy released to the media not only adds a new section on cyber-bullying...

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Dear Justice Assistant Secretary Sy: If cyber adultery doesn’t exist, why did you put it in the Cybercrime Law?

Exclusive By Raïssa Robles Last October 9, 2012, Justice Assistant Secretary Geronimo Sy went out of his way to mention me by name in his media briefing about the Cybercrime Prevention Act; he also mentioned what I said about cyber adultery. Before that briefing, I’d written a piece called “The Cybercrime Law was brought to you by 7 senators & […]

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