troubling development for freed expression.? In its site, EFF describes itself as an association that ?champions the public interest in every critical battle affecting digital rights.? ?When our freedoms in the networked world come under attack, the EFF is the first line of defense. EFF broke new ground when it was founded in 1990 ? well before the Internet was on most people’s radar ? and continues to confront cutting-edge issues defending free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights today,? it says in its website. The EFF is composed lawyers, policy analysts, activists, and technologists, It is a donor-funded nonprofit and depends on individual contributors for financial support. In a post, the group said it ?is gravely concerned about the implications of the libel provision in the Cybercrime Act and supports local journalists and free expression advocates in opposing it.? ]]>
US group: PH Cybercrime Law ?troubling for free expression?