Under RA 7610, “any person who shall hire, employ, use, persuade, induce or coerce a child to perform in obscene exhibitions and indecent shows, whether live or in video, or model in obscene publications or pornographic materials or to sell or distribute the said materials” may be imprisoned for eight to 10 years.Read More »
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THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND RIGHT TO PRIVACY : which level of protection should be provided for the communicative sphere of cyberspace?
Technologies have blurred the line between public and private thought and expression; courts across the globe are confounded by questions about how to characterize social media musings and blogs, how to think about data like location, IP addresses and cookies. Today, more than ever, privacy and free expression are interlinked; an infringement upon one can be both the cause and consequence of an infringement upon the other.Read More »
nihihCyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. When a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using these devices this is called Cyberbullying. Cyber bullying is often a systemic attempt to get another child or teen to feel bad about him or herself through electronic communication. It usually includes leaving demeaning messages on someone's Facebook page, uploading embarrassing photos, or spreading gossip or rumors through instant messaging and text messaging.Read More »