4 weeks Bill offers remedy to cyber libel prescription conundrum MB
By Ellson Quismorio A lawyer-congressman wants to settle the question on what the prescription period of cyber libel should be following the confusion arising from Rappler Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Maria Ressa’s conviction from the crime. Cagayan de Oro City 2nd district Rep. Rufus Rodriguez proposed in House Bill (HB) No.7010 that the prescription period for cyber libel should only be one year, the same as ordinary cases of libel. Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez (Rufus Rodriguez official Facebook / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The bill seeks to amend Republic Act (RA) No. 10175 or ... more