The Philippines, which has historically never filtered online activity, has passed an act that outlaws a long list of offences including cybersex and libel, at the same time handing the government powers to block site access.President Benigno Aquino III has signed the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 -- which criminalises a wide range of cyber activities from hacking and identity theft to cybersquatting and spamming -- and announced the launch of the Office of Cybercrime.By choosing to enter this website you are affirming under oath and penalties of perjury pursuant to Title 28 U. You must be at least eighteen (18) years old [21 years old in some locations] and must not be prohibited by law from viewing sexually explicit material.Deakin’s arrest on April 20 reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where paedophiles in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.The FBI says it’s epidemic, and that at any given moment, 750,000 child predators are online.It suggests mutually willing participants, not just those coerced to take part in profitable applications, could be considered criminally liable.
We have a zero-tolerance policy against illegal pornography.
The suspected paedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts.
Pencilled on the wall, someone had scrawled “My Mom and Dad love me” and a broken heart.
It is, however, the vague terms used to outlaw cybersex and the update of the Revised Penal Code to criminalise libel communication via computers or "any other similar means which may be devised in the future", that is of most concern.
Like Acta and Ceta, the act is seeking to control and curtail certain cyber behaviour through criminalisation -- unlike Acta or Ceta, it is targeting nearly any cyber activity it can think of, referencing them with some of the vaguest terminology imaginable and thus leaving potential innocent parties open to investigation and action.