Let us persist till we deal a death blow to the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

Opinion & Analysis Philippines Oct 26, 2012 at 3:18 pm


The Filipino people won its first battle against the impending imposition of e-martial law when the Supreme Court issued a TRO against the implementation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. Now the Aquino government is confused as to what to do. Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile is passing the buck to the Supreme Court. He said any amendment to the controversial law should wait for the decision of the Supreme Court, which will hold its oral arguments on the 15 petitions on January 15, 2013. A gmanews.tv report quoted him as saying, “So we have enacted it into a law, let us not blame each other, lahat tayo nagkulang. Let the SC now make a decision.”

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