Cybercrime Prevention Act Of 2012 Essay
COM536M – MEDIA ETHICS
[Republic Act No. 10175] – CYBERCRIME PREVENTION ACT OF 2012
AN ACT DEFINING CYBERCRIME, PROVIDING FOR THE PREVENTION, INVESTIGATION, SUPPRESSION AND THE IMPOSITION OF PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
1. Protects the people from Cyber bullying/Cyber squatters.
- Provisions are meant to protect individuals and groups from libelous claims that are meant to attack them. The provision also penalized illegal users of a certain domain and uses it for personal gain.
Here you can see an image of Pastillas Girl of It’s Showtime (ABS-CBN Channel 2) and Yaya Dub of Eat Bulaga (GMA Channel 7). The two are being pitted against each other in terms of ratings and popularity. However, the former receives more hate comments than the latter given that Yaya Dub prevailed the entertainment scene earlier than Pastillas Girl making her a mere “copycat” or instrument of Channel 2. Pastillas Girl receives a lot of bashing and hate comments from the Social Media.
One Facebook user said, “While AlDub’s Kalyeserye promotes good morals to Filipino people, It’s Showtime promotes immoral and aggressiveness! Hanapan ba ng jowa yung pastillas girl through online (They even conducted an online search for a boyfriend for Pastillas Girl’s ). The cheapest move ever! Besides, the Pastillas girl is not a role model to people! Saying bad words to your ex through online is a big no no! Have yourself…