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PIFA lauds SC for TRO vs Cyber Martial Law

PIFA CyberCriminals pose for mugshots during the Black Tuesday 2.0 demonstrations in front of the Supreme Court on October 9, 2012. (Feel free to use this photo, but please credit Irish Flores.)

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PIFA lauds SC for TRO vs Cyber Martial Law

 

The Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance (PIFA) lauds the Supreme Court for heeding the people’s call to temporarily restrain the implementation of Republic Act (RA) 10175. It signals that the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will remain independent and attuned to the sentiments of the Filipino people. We ask the Supreme Court to uphold our basic human rights, including Internet freedom, by ruling with finality that RA 10175 is unconstitutional.

PIFA vows to bring the fight to the halls of Congress to ensure that this legislative abomination gets repealed. We implore our elected representatives to reconsider their positions in light of the order of the Supreme Court. We demand that they junk RA 10175 and start the process of crafting a new law that involves the participation of all stakeholders – whether offline or online.PIFA calls on the Filipino people to remain vigilant and protect this temporary victory. Even as the Supreme Court ruled to suspend the implementation of the law, it can still choose to later on lift the TRO under pressure from anti-democratic forces who want to see the Cybercrime Prevention Act implemented. We cannot let this happen.

Finally, PIFA invites all netizens to consistently participate in its efforts to pressure our legislators to repeal RA 10175. Let us make them know that we will not elect, tolerate, nor bow down to anyone who has no qualms in trampling upon our basic human rights offline and online.
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13 Responses to PIFA lauds SC for TRO vs Cyber Martial Law

  1. LET THOSE POLITICIANS AND TO THOSE WHO SUPPORTED THIS LAW KNOW AND AWARE THAT WE, MILLIONS OF FILIPINO WORKING ABROAD ARE VIGILANTLY AND THOROUGHLY WATCHING OVER THEM. THEY ARE THE ONES SUPPRESSING THE FREEDOM OF THEIR OWN PEOPLE. WE FOUGHT AND BATTLED FOR THIS DEMOCRACY FOR CENTURIES AND WE SHOULD NOT LET IT FALL WITH THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAS SELF INTEREST….
    LETS JOIN HANDS TO UPHOLD OUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGTHS, AND STOP THOSE CORRUPT OFFICIALS IN MISLEADING US……

  2. Emilio Javier says:

    Apparently, the senator at the center of these issues doesn’t have much of a brain. We should include in our constitution that persons vying for national office should have, at least, average intelligence

  3. official must wake up!!!!what is happening to our country? nung kayo ang umupo dian marami ng batas na ang ipinatupad….. mga batas na akala ninyo makakatulong sa mamamayang pilipino pero HINDI KAILANMAN AY HINDI YAN MAKAKATULONG PAWANG KAYO LANG ANG … mag be benefit dian

  4. Hi, everyone! It’s begun – there seems to be a major snafu in Cagayan, are we tracking these? Judge Conrado Tabaco of Aparri RTC issued a warrant, it seems on the strength of RA 10175:

    Cagayan anti-mining leader arrested over Facebook post
    http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/292664/cagayan-anti-mining-leader-arrested-over-facebook-post

  5. LUVS NI LJ says:

    shit what do they care about the innocent people using internet what one wrong click ul go in jail fuck them =.=

  6. Dorsey says:

    Of all things important to people, usually one is overlooked until it is gone and that is an individuals freedoms. Like the freedom to speak your mind without consequence of reprisal. Also the freedom of movement which when gone seems so restrictive as to make one feel chained to a stone. Every individual should have the right to be free without imposed restrictions on them other than laws for Security and Safety of a Society. Stand fast in your righteous desires and stand up for others rights. Depose any Tyrant that would threaten these God given freedoms find them out quickly so that the sore does not fester. Even the U.S. has been duped and allowed an evil man to become president, who is taking liberties not afforded him under the Constitution of The United States of America. He has illegally created laws that oppress people and are giving the United Nations power over the people of the USA that strips them of their Security and individual rights given under the Constitution. Socialist ideals are not good for Free people and only force oppression on everyone except those at the top level of Government who are the only ones that benefit. Never forget how the Soviet Union Oppressed its people and Countries.

    • Mahesh says:

      Are you sure dorsy? What you’re asking here is the freedom that only socialists offer and not capitlalism. Please don’t try to mix US politics with Philipines. The control on social media is from the people who wants dictatorship, not socialism, it is the world of socialism that offers freedom of speech. Capitalism and communism takes it away from you. Socialism is about social freedom and not about corporate interests. I think you need to revisit the concepts.

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  8. yeye says:

    bakit ba kasi naging senador yang si TITO SOTTO, eh nangongopya lang pala nang speech.. nangongopya siya pero pag nahuli deny nang deny… ano ba yan… tapos ngayon magpapasa siya nang batas para sa kabobohang ginawa din niya… bobo talaga yan… nahuli nang nangopya, inulit pa rin… tanga…

    hoy TITO SOTTO, pag napasa yang batas na yan di kana makakakopya nang speech sa internet, kaya kung ako sayo iatras mo na yan kung gusto mo pang mangopya..hahahahaha

  9. ronnie says:

    ..bahal kau sa buhay nyo

  10. Gadgety says:

    Pls help me. I’ve posted my complaint via wall post in fb, then someone started calling me and threatening me. Im very scared right now.

  11. Worra says:

    Hello, all! Any updates on the movement against Anti-Cybercrime Prevention Law? It’s been more than a year and the most that the government has done is to put out a TRO for the said law.

  12. Miquel says:

    The blog I started called Zane’s Top 10 is focused upon employment and jobs.
    If you make a You – Tube video, be sure that it looks professional.

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