The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a memorandum circular directing government agencies to use the Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI), which utilizes digital signatures in signing official documents.
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The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has warned the Philippine National Police (PNP) that it cannot go beyond the boundaries set by law for its plan to monitor social media for quarantine violators.
Se. Sonny Angara, the bill’s author, took note of the growth of digital payments in the Philippines at a rate of 27% to 30%, which is higher than the 25% average of emerging Asian countries, but is still just one percent by volume of the estimated 2.5 billion payments made per month.
Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said that even with Covid-19 pandemic raging in the country, business owners have to physically go to BIR offices to register.
Sen. Franklin Drilon said instead of regulating Netflix and other streaming platforms, the MTRCB should continue to allow them and other media to self-regulate content.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it has received letters of intent from 13 firms asking to register as common tower companies.
The proposed measure also seeks to create a Digital Transformation Department (DTD) in every government office.
Virtualization software maker VMware updated its Workspace One and VMware Cloud services with solutions meant to strike a balance between flexibility and innovation