Now, more than ever, we need to make a stand.
The Cybercrime law or Republic Act 10175 will not only curtail the right of internet users but of everyone who has a cellphone because it covers text messages and calls as well.
Based on Section 3(c) of the Cybercrime law, communication covered by the law refers to the transmission of information through ICT media, including voice, video, and other forms of data.
Section 3(d) meanwhile defines computers and computer system covered by the law as “any type of computer device including devices with data processing capabilities like mobile phones, smart phones, computer networks and other devices connected to the Internet.”
Section 6 further broadens the laws coverage to include “all crimes defined and penalized by the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and special laws, if committed by, through and with the use of information and communications technologies…”
This practically means that communications and data on any type of phone or…
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