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Pinoy Netizens Cries e-Martial Law

a Cyber People Power is brewing up as PINOY netizens react to Republic Act No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act by putting in blank Facebook profile pictures and blotted-out posts.

the Anti-Cybercrime Law is turning out to be an eMartial Law, becomes effective starting Wednesday because the Supreme Court has not issued a temporary restraining order (TRO)

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said, “Effectivity of that law is not conditioned upon the adoption of IRR and the setting up of the Office of Cybercrime. No legal impediment for the law’s implementation, given the absence of a TRO or injunction.”

Tuesday turned out to be “Black Tuesday” as a sign of protest initiated by the Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance (PIFA). 

“Respect our right to free speech, privacy and information… Prevent dictatorship. Protect democracy.”

read more, understand, and share your views of this new law [here]

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