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A Call to Clear the CyberCrime Prevention Act

Kabataan Party-list Rep. Mong Palatino recently stated that House Bill 6974 (or the CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2009) is vague and requires re-evaluation. he shed worries that approving this into a law without deeper reviewing might stifle freedom of expression and right to privacy.
“The definition of ‘cybercrime’ in the bill is vague and its scope overly-broad that it may criminalize ordinary electronic activities of any Tom, Dick or Harry who uses the Internet, a mobile phone or any electronic device,” he said in a statement.
he also cited that the government could confiscate and justify illegal fishing expeditions against ordinary citizens suspected of criminal involvement.
read more [abs-cbnnews.com]
*image nabbed from http://www.masoncrest.com

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