6 months Solons hit ‘like’ on proposed social media ‘take down’ rule MB
By Ben Rosario The proposed “take down clause” that would allow government to remove social media content deemed libelous or seditious is steadily gathering support in the House of Representatives. AKO-Bicol Party-List Rep. Alfredo Garbin (Photo courtesy of AKO-Bicol Party-List Rep. Alfredo Garbin via Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Ako Bicol Party-List Rep. Alfredo Garbin welcomed his colleagues’ backing for the passage of a bill, which called for stronger government control on social media postings in order to protect citizens and the state itself against statements, videos, artwork, and other materials that are grievously damaging yet false and misleading. Negros Oriental ... more