Philippines Supreme Court restrains government from enforcing new cyber law

The court will now hear petitions against the controversial cyber law in January

By , IDG News Service |  Legal

"In fact what has taken place is that hackers who claim to be aligned with critics of the Cybercrime Act are the ones who have engaged in online vandalism, depriving the broader public of access to much needed government information and services online," it said in a statement which indicated that there was still an opportunity for "reasonable discourse".

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for The IDG News Service. Follow John on Twitter at @Johnribeiro. John's e-mail address is john_ribeiro@idg.com

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