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+ - Philippines Passes a Cybercrime Act worse than SOPA/PIPA->

Submitted by It's the tripnaut!
It's the tripnaut! (687402) writes "The dark days of SOPA and PIPA are behind the US, at least temporarily as copyright tycoons reground and restrategize, attempting to come up with measures that don’t cause the entire internet to shut down in protest.

But one country has already moved ahead with similar legislation. The government of the Philippines has passed the Cybercrime Prevention Act, which on the surface, as usual, sounds perfectly well-intentioned. But when you read the actual contents of what’s been deemed “cybercrime,” SOPA’s proposed censorship sounds downright lax by comparison."

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Philippines Passes a Cybercrime Act worse than SOPA/PIPA

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