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Philippine president defends cybercrime law
Philippine president defends cybercrime law

Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended a new cybercrime law Friday amid a storm of protests from critics who say it will severely curb Internet freedoms and intimidate netizens into self-censorship.

Philippine president defends cybercrime law
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Outrage over Philippine cybercrime law

A new cybercrime law in the Philippines that could see people jailed for 12 years for posting defamatory comments on Facebook or Twitter is generating outrage among netizens and rights groups.

Outrage over Philippine cybercrime law
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Cyber defenders urged to go on the offense

Computer security champions on Wednesday were urged to hunt down and eliminate hackers, spies, terrorists and other online evildoers to prevent devastating Internet Age attacks.

Cyber defenders urged to go on the offense
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Senators revive US cybersecurity bill, with changes

A group of US senators has revived stalled cybersecurity legislation by offering compromises to address civil liberties concerns, an effort quickly endorsed by President Barack Obama.

Senators revive US cybersecurity bill, with changes
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Cyber war on Iran has only just begun

A US cyber war against Iran's nuclear program may have only just begun and could escalate with explosions triggered by digital sabotage.

Cyber war on Iran has only just begun
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Thousands risk Internet shutdown as US fix expires

Tens of thousands of people around the world whose computers were infected with malware may lose their Internet access Monday after the expiry of a US government fix.

Thousands risk Internet shutdown as US fix expires