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THE EFFECT OF THE CYBERCRIME LAW IMPLEMENTED
FOR THE STUDENTS OF THIRD YEAR STUDENTS
OF OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL,
YEAR 2012-2013

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A Thesis Presented to
The Faculty of The High School Department
Our Lady of Peace School
Antipolo City

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In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirement for English Elective

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Lille Anne Cortez

III-St. Maximilian Kolbe

January 2013

CHAPTER 1

I.
The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, officially recorded as Republic Act No. 10175, is a law in the Philippines approved on 12 September 2012. It aims to address legal issues concerning online interactions and the Internet in the Philippines. Among the cybercrime offenses included in the bill are cybersquatting, cybersex, child pornography, identity theft, illegal access to data and libel. The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 is the first law in the Philippines which specifically criminalizes computer crime, which prior to the passage of the law had no strong legal precedent in Philippine jurisprudence. While laws such as the Electronic Commerce Act of 2000 (Republic Act No. 8792) regulated certain computer-related activities, these laws did not provide a legal basis for criminalizing crimes committed on a computer in general: for example, Onel de Guzman, the computer programmer charged with purportedly writing the ILOVEYOU computer worm, was ultimately not prosecuted by Philippine authorities due to a lack of legal basis for him to be charged under existing Philippine laws at the time of his arrest. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybercrime_Prevention_Act_of_2012)

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has organized a regional expert meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, for a contribution to the UNODC global Study/Working Group on cybercrime. The Group shall study aims to strengthen existing national and international legal responses to cybercrime. The U.S. Senate has blocked the Cybersecurity...
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