APO Fraternity's 2012 Oblation Run held at UP Manila with the Theme of "Pagsusulong ng Internet Freedom"
Alpha Phi Omega commonly known as APO held their Annual Oblation Run in UP Manila with this year's theme "Pagsusulong ng Internet Freedom". An Oblation Run for every UP campus is held in different ways, dates, times, and with different issues to uphold.
Ignorant spectators ruin this annual Oblation Run in UP
Tito Sotto III, Senate Majority Leader, filed a bill seeking to abolish the libel provision in the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 or RA 10175.
Sotto filed the measure to level the playing field among the internet users and mainstream media where the latter was only criminally liable under the Revised Penal Code (RPC).
Cybercrime Prevention Law or Republic Act 10175 was officially signed by President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Cybercrime Prevention Law aims to combat computer-related offenses such as hacking, child pornography, and even online libel.
You read it right, Republic Act 10175 includes online libel. This will cut your freedom to express your opinions, thus no more freedom of speech.
How come our government officials are bringing in more restrictions to legitimate bloggers and commentators online? One thing that I can think is because of the claimed 'bullying tactics' against Tito Sotto who was accused of plagiarizing numerous articles online.