Fighting Child Pornography
As an advocacy worker for the i-café industry in our country, I was again invited to attend a consultation workshop on anti-child pornography last week. The workshop was held to discuss the status and gather more inputs regarding ... read more
Again, Is I-Café An ISP?
I had previous articles on the subject of what is an Internet service provider (ISP) and on the question of whether an internet café (i-café) is an ISP or not. I was again confronted with the question when ... read more
Warning The Public About Internet Crimes
In a news release, the Department of Justice (DoJ) issued an advisory warning the public of crimes that can be committed over the Internet. In its Advisory Opinion No. 5, the DoJ said that since it is not ... read more
The Anti-Child Pornography Act And The I-Cafés
Republic Act No. 9775 (R.A. 9775) or the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009 will have very serious implications in the operation of i-cafés especially if they get classified as internet service providers (ISPs). I have already tackled this ... read more
What Is An Internet Service Provider?
The subject of this blog is at present very important to the internet café industry in the Philippines. The reason is Republic Act No. 9775 (Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009) where an Internet Service Provider (ISP) has many ... read more
Is I-Café An Internet Service Provider?
The subject of this article came up during the Regional Consultation on the Drafting of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 9775 (Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009). The said Act has for its Section 9 the ... read more