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Joint Statement Regarding Philippine Identification System Act IRR Proceedings

Joint Statement Regarding the Philippine Identification System Act Proceedings  26 September 2018  We, the undersigned, as civil society organizations and concerned citizens of the Philippines, express our grave concern for the recent proceedings regarding the promulgation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11055, or the Read more…

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Revisiting Comeleak, by the numbers

This article was originally posted at GMA News Online A little over two years ago, in the run-up to the 2016 national elections, a massive data breach earned the Philippines an unenviable place in the global spotlight. The headlines then said it all: Personal data of 55 million Filipino voters exposed! Read more…

By Jamael Jacob, ago
Privacy

Privacy Act IRR Released – NPC to Educate Public about Privacy

[PRESS RELEASE] The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10173 or the Data Privacy Act (DPA) of 2012 was officially submitted to the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) for publication on the Official Gazette by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) after several months of public consultations nationwide with various stakeholders. The IRR will officially take effect fifteen Read more…

By Jessamine Pacis, ago
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