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Palace hits hackers, calls on discourse on new Cybercrime Law

As RA 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act took effect on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Malacanang sought to reassure the public amidst widespread opposition to the new law even as it deplored the hacking attacks on government websites.

Cybercrime Law violates int’l rights obligations, says militant group

Militant group Karapatan on Tuesday, Oct. 2, joined activists, netizens, journalists, bloggers, organizations, and individuals in a protest action in front of the Supreme...

DICT needed to boost PH dev’t, says solon

A lawmaker highlighted the need for comprehensive legislation covering the information and communication technology (ICT) sector during the IBM Think Forum last week.

Solon raises alarm over ‘cyberthreat, cyberdefamation’ in new Cybercrime Law

With the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 this week, Kabataan Partylist representative Raymond Palatino reiterated the dangers that the new legislation might post to Internet freedom.

Congressional probe sought on PH’s watch-list status

Lawmakers have called for a congressional inquiry into reports that the Philippines is still in the United States' "watch list" for counterfeit goods.

Drilon: That’s not me on Twitter

Sen. Franklin Drilon issued a statement on Thursday denying that he owns ?several mischievous accounts? in social networking site Twitter that carry his name.

Solon raises alarm on PH slide in S&T innovation poll

The 2012 Global Innovation Index noted the Philippines as 91st among the 141 economies surveyed. This represents a four-step slump for the country compared to its 2011 rankings.

Gov’t to put out weekly price monitoring charts online

Malacanang has announced that various government agencies will start releasing weekly price monitoring charts via the Internet to serve as guide for consumers regarding prices of basic commodities and goods.

ICT use in environment takes spotlight in S&T week

REAL-LIFE APPLICATION. Sen. Edgardo Angara greets Sen. Loren Legarda during the opening of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on Tuesday at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. With them are DOST secretary Mario Montejo (left) and DA secretary Proceso Alcala.

IBM, DOST team up to build R&D lab

BIG COLLABORATION. IBM Philippines chief Mariels Almeda Winhoffer (right) and DOST Sec. Mario Montejo exchange copies of the MOU establishing the first ?Philippine Systems and Technology R&D Laboratory? in the country. The signing ceremony, held in Malaca?ang on Thursday, was witnessed by Pres. Noynoy Aquino and Sen. Edgardo Angara (hidden).

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