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Sotto: What’s wrong with having libel law in cyber space?

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He doesn’t get it.

“I can’t see the logic,” said Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III when asked to react to media protests regarding the dangers and possible unconstitutionality of extending libel laws to new social media in the new Cybercrime Prevention Act.

“If mainstream media are prevented by law from cursing and engaging in character assassination, why should those in the social media and in the Internet be exempted from such accountability,” said Sotto, who had proposed the extension of the Act’s coverage to include libel.

“What’s so special about (mainstream journalists) that they have those prohibitions, and that they (social media bloggers) don’t?” Sotto had insisted in a recent interview.

Always been a crime

Sotto had complained of being the victim of “cyber bullying” after he was pilloried in social media for allegedly “plagiarizing” online blogs in support of his objections to the reproductive health (RH) bill.

“All the crimes punishable under the Revised Penal Code are included. Now just because they (bloggers) are now accountable under the law on libel, they are again angry with me?  Libel has always been a crime,” Sotto told reporters before the start of a Senate session last week.

“The regular media can’t curse and can’t engage in character assassination because they have accountability.  Those in the social media don’t have that… Now that they are already covered, pumapalag sila (they are protesting)? I can’t see the logic.”

The Cybercrime Prevention

Act ostensibly aims to go after cyberfraud and cyberpornography.  However, media commentaries point out that when it comes to libel, the complexities of interactive online media would make the application of the law highly controversial.

Police, NBI problem

Asked to comment on the charge that another provision, the taking down of websites, was a form of prior restraint in violation of the Constitution, Sotto said “That’s already the problem in formulating the implementing rules and regulations.  We didn’t place that kind of provision… That’s already the problem of the (police) and the National Bureau of Investigation.  That’s their problem.”

Sen. Teofisto Guingona III, who voted against the bill when it was passed in the Senate, agreed that the application of libel laws to the online community was “problematic.” It could lead to violations of the constitutional prohibition on prior restraint to free speech.

“This is because in the case of online communities, people are encouraged to actually participate (make comments, retweet, repost on Facebook),” Guingona said in a statement. With the cybercrime law, editors and owners of these sites will be forced to lock down their websites and prevent people from commenting, Guingona said.

Act of prior restraint

“I believe that editors can regulate the works of their writers but if you gag the general public, surely the constitutional right to freedom of expression is threatened,” Guingona said.

“This act is a prior restraint on freedom of expression and freedom of speech. This law sets us back. We cannot legislate morality. The Spanish inquisition has long been disbanded. I do not know why we are reviving it today,” he added.


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  • http://twitter.com/Borogol Borogol

    SHUT THE f*CK UP..,. don’t expect to win anymore. the filipinos have gotten smarter and just like the copied part… they have stopped dying like flies…they felt that the whole world looks down on them by having some “bullied crybaby” representing their most respectable, wiser members of Philippine society.. 

    …the shame is just too much. unbearable. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPXLG2QVIMJ7LUNJJI33SFLPUM jonathan

    Sotto does not know anything about freedom of expression.  Why can he not just pass a bill with harsher penalty on plagiarism.  He is another reason aside from Lito Lapid , Bong Revilla, and Trillanes not to vote for these people next time, graduate of Bulagaan University.

  • opinyonlangpo

    Let us see how good these journalists are, they are the ones that gets affected most. It will be all praises for the rich and powerful, anything against them can be libelous.

  • arthur1410

    “Libel has always been a crime,” -Sotto, the comedian, said.
    Sotto also said in his previous media interviews that he did not plagiarize because he copied the works of a mere blogger and copying the words of a mere blogger is not plagiarism. And to top it all, he copied the works of at least 5 bloggers. He even arrogantly taunted the bloggers by saying “why should I copy a mere blogger”, ha sotto?

    Sotto, plagiarism has always been a crime, too. Do not twist the law when it is unfavorable to you. 

    Just like when you and your Iskul bukol team copied the tune of “I’m all Shook  Up” of Elvis Presley as the team song of your comedy Iskul bukol using the lyrics created by TVJ. I don’t remember TVJ acknowledged that the tune was copied from Elvis. This reminds me of your plagiarism issue on kennedy’s speech, when you translated in tagalog kennedy’s speech and claimed it as yours because it is in tagalog and kennedy can’t speak tagalog. In iskul bukol, TVJ put new words on elvis song, used it as the theme but never acknowledged the origin.

    You see, since your younger days, you’d been copying the works of others. I will not be surprised to know if during your school days, the principal had summoned you and your guardians for copying offense.

    When I was young, I smiled and enjoyed watching iskul bukol even if that comedy was the worst of its kind and had never imparted good values at all but “mga palusot”, panlalalamang ni Joey and Tito Escalera”.  These TVJ were masters of “palusot” in that program. Well, I was very young then and I can be forgiven for the offense. 

    Maybe, the main reason why there are a lot of “palusot” nowadays is because of the influence of Iskul bukol, led by Tito Escalera, which is now carried over to the senate.  

    Now you deny that you inserted that libel provisions in cybercrime law. News reports said you inserted it.  Again I am not surprised. The past events confirmed that. 

    “Iskul Bukol” lives on but the smiles and enjoyment are gone and instead, tears flow from the eyes of many Filipinos.

  • Htee

    This man is crazy, he is kissing his candidacy goodbye.
    Instead of making friends, he is makaing enemies.
    He is not sound i tel’ ya!!!!!

  • Htee

    Napapaligiran si JPE ng mga eng-eng.
    JPE REIGN IN YOUR DOGS…

  • jtclassic

    Haynaku. Please don’t vote for this character.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNWCMVMPABEZBCMA36S7FJAKQM orchid

    What a moron for a senator, this Sotto is?  Give him a Lifeline and let him Call a friend and he still would not be able to give a correct answer.

    Enough of these ill-educated and perpetual trainee in the senate. He would make a good poster model in a movement to “Don’t Elect Ill-Educated Celebrities as Public Servants”.

    No more with Tito Sotto, Jinggoy Estrada, Lito Lapid, Ramon Revilla, and other ill-educated celebrities currently serving higher than a Barangay Tanod position as a public servant.

    These people are  holding back our country’s progress as currently and always exhibited by Tito Sotto. He even had the nerve to remove free speech in the Internet which only exist in China and North Korea prior to his anti-libel law. Only an ill-educated having less than worse intelligent quotient (IQ) is capable of doing this.

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    Our libel law   has been deemed by the UNHRC to be in violation of human rights, now how can someone from Wanbol University even grasp what that means? LOL

    In civilized societies where the likes of Sotto would have been recalled (that’s another problem with our political system, there is no mechanism to recall erring politicians) or would have kept quiet and not double down on their stupidity, but that’s Sottoism for us, hehehe.

    Libel is a civil offense but the Philippines house of Lolong with the help of a corrupt administration criminalized it and worse removed truth as a legitimate defense.

    Please people this coming election we have more than enough of the likes of Sotto, stop voting them in office already, but then again do we really have a choice of highly qualified politicians with high integrity?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jaimie-Lim/100000703832743 Jaimie Lim

    Ironic he thought plagiarism is not a qualified theft!!!

  • PeteJrfern

     Ito saiyo Sottot ,#1tang ina mo! hinahamon kita na idemanda mo ako nang character assasination., libel otot at iba pa.  Hindi ka karapat dapat sa Senado, bo#bo ka na mayabang pa at hindi ka marunong tumangap nang pagkakamali.  Ungas@ ka talaga, wala kang sinabi at hindi ka na muli mananalo sa ano mang elected position.

    • Luthmar

      Ouch, sakit mo naman magsalita.  Sige ka baka idemanda ka nya.  Careful.

  • nyukradaregg

    look at my Comments lagi nila pinapasa sa Moderator.bakit kaya..Gusto ata nila lagyan din ako ng Busal oh ilagay sa under the scope ..hindi naman ako Communista Hindi rin naman ako tanga..oh baka naman tinatamaan ang mga alaga at manok nilang Politiko..Bawal yan sa FREEDOM of EXPRESSION.kayo rin baka magaya kayo sa EATBULAGA world..bawal magsalita..puwede senyas..bawal magpahayag.. puwede drawing..

  • jrmagtago

    guys dont vote sotto for next election because of violating our freedom of speech in internet  and he wants to be a dictator!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jrmagtago

    SOTTO BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  • OneDelaX

    i just saw eat bulaga in passing where tito sotto after the pinoy henyo portion contestant failed to guessed australia proudly proclaimed that australia is part of asia. this coming from a senator of the republic of the philippines. embarassing.

    • jrmagtago

      YEAH HE IS SO EMBARASSING SO NEXT ELECTION DONT VOTE TO THIS GUY.

      • arthur1410

        so how do we call a stupid senator?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUZISWUMVDD5QJUC7GBJKEM7XA prangka

      Somehow I lost the interest of watching the show specially when he is around.

  • jrmagtago

    SOTTO BECAUSE OF YOUR COMMENTS TO US! YOU ADDED A FUEL IN A FIRE OF OUR ANGERED TO YOU SOTTO SO GUYS NXT ELECTION SHOW OUR POWERFUL VOTE THAT WE DONT VOTE SOTTO FOR THE NEXT ELECTION AND IF HE LOSES NEXT ELECTION, HE WILL REALIZES THAT VIOLATING FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN INTERNET IS NOT THE RIGHT MOVE BY SHOWING OUR POWERFUL VOTE AGAINST HIM.

  • mnlmad

    T ito Sotto is a big time IDIOT! Bakit ba tayo pinarusahan ng ganyang klaseng senador?

    • arthur1410

      kase ang tatanga ng mga botante, that’s why. 

  • jrmagtago

    SOTTO YOU ARE SO DUMB SENATOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jrmagtago

    SOTTO YOU ARE A SELFISH DICTATOR SENATOR BY KILLING OUR FREEDOM OF SPEECH

  • jrmagtago

    REMEMBER DONT VOTE SOTTO IN NEXT ELECTION

    • txtman

      AT SINO IBOBOTO NAMIN, ABER?

      IKAW?

      SI TRAITOR TRILLANES?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      YOU MUST BE DREAMING

      PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        EH IKAW KATULAD KA NG IDOL MO HINDI ALAM ANG GINAGAWA NA SINISIRA ANG KARAPATAN NG NETIZENS DITO.

  • johndcross1

    Mr. Sotto is really out of touch of reality.  He claimed to be a victim of “cyberbulliying”.  He invited it by being so arrogant in denying that he plagerized a certain material without attribution. An arrogant senator is an enemy of the people to whom he is a servant. A servant is a servant, and a servant and don’t forget it!!!!!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EJV54Q22FIPZM2IHA33KD6GUU4 Jerem

    It is not the law the bloggers are afraid of, it is the mistake in determining what is libel and what is not out of plain stupidity or simply intentional accusation of libel by bad & unscrupulous government officials and legislators just to get back at anyone who would condemn, criticize, or even expose their corrupt practice and evil deeds.  This type of a law did not come from the people you were suppose to represent, you hastily passed this law to protect yourselves so you may continue with your corrupt undertakings without any fuss at all.

  • http://twitter.com/offlinesometime jana hitchens-morley

    SOTTO CERTAINLY DOES NOT GET IT!!! Rue the day this guy got elected. He sabotaged his own argument re RH Bill by plagiarism and now wants people to stop reminding him of his folly via Cyber Crime Libel Law (or whatever he wants to call it).  Indeed – such a disgrace! What about our Freedom of Speech. What are the limits of this Cyber law? Who determines what is ‘cyber bullying’ and what is ‘truth telling’ ?  Humbug–indeed!  I think the best way for you Mr. Senator is when you make a speech make sure you follow the basics of public speaking plus the ways of structuring your speech. By the way one of the processes involved is “ESTABLISH GOODWILL AND CREDIBILITY”, in which case you failed miserably.

    • txtman

      INENG, ACCEPTED FACT NA SA US OF A
         THAT LAWS IN LIBEL/DEFAMATION 

      ALSO APPLIES IN THE CYBERSPACE.

      MGA GANGSTERS LANG ANG TAKOT DYAN

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      PITIFUL

  • nparvus1202

    Gagawa ka ng kalokohan tapos kapag nadale ka sasabihin mo na cyber bully ka. Ibinoto kayo para ayusin ang Pilipinas at hindi mag papogi sa TV.

    • txtman

      KAYA NGA MAY MGA KORTE TAYO

      KUNG NANINIWALA KANG HINDI CYBERCRIME GINAWA MO

      EH BAKIT KA MATATAKOT?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      PROBLEMA KASI SA MADAMING WANNABES DYAN

      GUSTONG MAGING MGA “GANGSTERS”

      PITIFUL

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUZISWUMVDD5QJUC7GBJKEM7XA prangka

    Libel has always been a crime, so is plagiarism. 

    • txtman

      DID YOU KNOW?

      PLAGIARISM WAS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN THE PAST?

      THAT ONLY IN THE LATE 20TH CENTURY OR SO THAT
          PLAGIARISM BECOMES AN ISSUE SIMPLY BECAUSE
          PEOPLE BECOMES SO OBSESSED WITH SELF-CREDIT &
          MONETARY RETURN?

      PLAGIARISM PER SE IS NOT A CRIME?
      WHERE IN ANY PART OF OUR LAWS SAID THAT PLAGIARISM IS A CRIME?
      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

      ANYBODY CAN REPEAT WHAT OTHER PEOPLE HAVE SAID, INENG
         & OUR CONSTITUTION DOES NOT PROHIBIT ANYONE TO DO THAT.

      PITIFUL

  • arthur1410

    Sotto, don’t forget this-This libel provision in cybercrime law will be your achilles heel in the next election that you will be a candidate. People will not forget. And the medium that we, your critics will use is Social media. 

    The words “DO NOT VOTE FOR SOTTO BECAUSE HE IS OBOB, AUTHOR NG LIBEL SA CYBERCRIME LAW, MERE KOMEDYANTE, MANGONGOPYA AT DENIAL KING”, will flood all FORUM LIKE-TWITTER, FACEBOOK, PDI, STAR, ABS, GMA NEWS.TANDAAN MO IYAN. KAKALAT IYAN SA BUONG PILIPINAS. PUPULUTIN KA NA SA KANGKUNGAN.

    • txtman

      ALAM MO BA KUNG ILANG PERCENT NG POPULATION ANG
            GUMAGAMIT NG INTERNET?

      ANO YUN ULIT?

      MATATALO SI TITO SEN?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      MANGARAP NA LANG KAYO, TOY

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      PITIFUL

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7OACIMNO4FRLAGY52GJMTAQYJI Cyclops

        ikaw lng naman ang boboto dyan eh… kasama na pamilya niya… at mga asawa ni Vic sotto  at ang kanyang maraming anak…

      • txtman

        IF I REMEMBER RIGHT MORE THAN 75% OF ALL
            THE FILIPINO VOTERS IS SUPPORTING TITO SEN.

        KUNG IKAW AT KAMPON MO LANG NA MGA WANNABE
            BLOGGERS PAGBABASEHAN EH

        SIGURO MGA 0.0000000000000000000000000001% LANG
            ANG MANINIWALA SA IYO

        AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

        PALIBHASA CYCLOPS, IISA LANG KASI ANG MATA MO
           KAYA HINDI MO NAKIKITA NA TAMA SI TITO SEN

        PITIFUL

      • arthur1410

        If you want example why libel is not a law in ctber space, go to yahoo news and read the comments of thousands of bloggers in each of the news articles so you will be enlightened.
        Also, the Philippines is abreast with the rest of the world in internet. We are one of the most literate countries in the world.  Kaya nga nanggagalaiti si sotto, dahil alam niya ang mangyayari sa kanya sa election. Just wait when sotto is up for election. I don’t know if you can still laugh. Don’t worry, he will have a full-time job because eat bulaga is waiting for him.  

  • brunogiordano

    “The Spanish inquisition has long been disbanded. I do not know why we are reviving it today,” he added. ”

    may pipitsugin senador na-hire ang mga OBISPO ng CBCP upang gawin INQUISITOR. (‘yong ang pinagpapangapan ngayon).

    • txtman

      HUH?

      NAKAKATAWA TALAGA ITONG SI GUNG-GUNG-NA 

      SPANISH INQUISITION?

      MUKHANG HINDI NIYA ALAM ANG BATAS

      EVERYBODY’S RIGHT IS PROTECTED BY THE CONSTITUTION

      PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        HOY IKAW ANG GUNGGUNG DAHIL ALAM NG SINASABI NI ARTHUR1410  KESA IKAW NA WALA KANG ALAM KUNDI SIRAAN ANG KARAPATAN NG IBA.

      • Paliwaweng

        hwag mo ng patulan yang si txtman, yan talaga trabaho nyan dito hehehehe ang mangasar. Palatandaan ng malabnaw ang utak yung mga taon ganyan, mahilig mangasar, kasi umaasa lang sya sa mga komento ng iba para makapag comment. Di makagawa ng sariling opinyon. Ikalawa, baka tambay lang yan, kita sa mga salitang ginagamit nya.

  • boi skater

    Sotto loves to give a middle finger salute to his critics. Sotto inserted this law to get back at those who critizicized him about plagiarism and other issues. This is all about selfishness and revenge. The law was hastily done; indicating no thought process with regards to its consequences. The other senators and the president who signed the law were too lazy to even scrutinize it. This is how inept our leaders are in crafting our laws in this country. This is actually a scary law for ordinary citizen of this country because it lacks definition. It is like a blanket law that covers everything and can and will be used by the rich and powerful to intimidate their critics. This law will be used by the rich and the powerful (especially the politicians) to silence anyone who is against them.

  • spearheads

    This time I am against Sen. Sotto. Yet a few things must be observed.

    1. I believe this law is not executory since any enacting requires notice or publication in an official gazette;

    2. Sen. Guingona is determined to question the constitutionality and validity of the law and I fully agree with him that the provisions contained in the cybercrime law is unsconstitutional. Hence, Guingona might be able to obtained a TRO from the Supreme Court;

    3. There is vague delegation of authority to the DOJ to implement the law. Conspicuously absent is the express provision designating the DOJ to promulgate the Implementing Rules and Regulations for the successful execution of the provisions of the law. Such implementing rules shall also be published in the National Gazette to constitute notice otherwise the legal maxim that “Ignorance of the law excuses no one from compliance therewith.” would not apply and nobody can be charged for any violations thereof. What is provided is a delegation to the CICC, which is yet to be created to enact rules necessary. To me, this is undue delegation of authority and in violation of existing laws and the constitution.

    • spearheads

      One more thing, in addition to Sen,. Guingona’s observation. This cybercrime law, on it’s face, is discriminatory and targets or applies only to people sojourning or residing in the Philippines. Criminal laws are jurisdictional. In other words, it cannot apply to people residing in other countries. To clearly illustrate, those who committed violations of this cybercrime law who are in other countries while committing the criminal acts could not be prosecuted since it is outside the Philippine criminal jurisdiction. So, how can it be fully implemented when there is no Implementing Rules and Regulations which should be promulgated by the DOJ owing to the absence of express provision of the cybercrime law?

    • txtman

      IT IS A FACT 

      THAT LIBEL/DEFAMATION IS A CRIME IN CYBERSPACE

      ACCEPTED NA YAN SA USA, INENG

      ANO GUSTO NINYO SA PINAS?

      UNTOUCHABLE ANG MEDIA?

      ANO YAN, MGA GANGSTERS?

      PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        HOY SA AMERICA WALANG PROVISION OF LIBEL ANG CYBERLAW NILA KAYA WALANG NAGALIT SA PULITIKO SA USA AT FAIR ANG KANILANG BATAS KEYSA DITO NA UNFAIR PA.

      • txtman

        MAGRESEACH KA HA

        BAGO KA MAGNGANGAWA DYAN

        PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        HOY NA RESEARCH KO YAN AT YAN AY FACTUAL EH KUNG GUSTO MO TANUNGIN ANG MGA NASA AMERICA KUNG CYBERLAW NILA

      • jrmagtago

        PATI LAWYERS NILA DOON ASK THEM

      • spearheads

        Excuse me dogyot, wag kang masyadong magmarunong. There are more than 20 US laws on cyber crimes but none of them speaks about libel or defamation, google it. It’s all about fraud, identity theft, sexual exploitation of minors, explicit sex, illegal gambling, infringement of property rights, and the like. But even on these criminal activities that I mentioned, the US authorities have difficulty of implementing their cyber crime laws for one leading issue which I had already explained and that is, jurisdictional issue, Pilipinas pa kaya?

      • Paliwaweng

        …may ilang estado sa us na nagsasabing crime ang libel or defamation. Hindi buong America.
        Hwag kang masyadong ‘assuming’ na ikaw lang ang nakakaalam. Smart people do not think others as stupid.

      • Paliwaweng

        you can comment, rebutt,  but please be ‘civil’. Parang usapang kanto na pag sumali ka e

      • Paliwaweng

        you can comment, rebut or disagree but be civil. Nagiging usapang kanto na pag sumisingit ka e.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNWCMVMPABEZBCMA36S7FJAKQM orchid

    Sotto fully exposed the weakness of public servants without proper educational background and/or experience in running a business to help them in fully understanding what are the advantages and disadvantages the modern technologies and its rapid development would offer to any nation, developed or not.

    The people should vote for candidates in electoral seats who have the educational background of at least a Bachelor of Science level in their chosen field of expertise. It is a must for public servants if the general public would like to be served by public servants who can smartly analyze any given problem and provide a quick solution. Look at what Sotto have been exhibiting lately, all he has been doing is “what not a public servant should be and worse at a senatorial level”.

    What a total insult to the field of lawmaking and to all the lawmakers  in the free world. Sotto would feel at home in North Korea, might as well ship him  over there as a gift from the  Filipino people.

    Again, no more public servants like Tito Sotto, Jinggoy Estrada, Lito Lapid, Ramon Revilla, and other celebrities who are holding positions as elected public servants higher than a Barangay Tanod.  Again Elected Public Servants should have at least a Bachelor of Science level of education in their chosen field of expertise.

    We don’t want another Sotto exhibiting not his lack of education, but why his lack of education and as a senator is an embarrassment to all the lawmakers in the free world, and he along with other ill-educated public servants, have put the nation’s progress at a standstill or even worse, could lead to negative or downward slope for the senate in knowledge and experience in lawmaking.

    • txtman

      WOW!

      HANEP MAG-ALIPUSTA, AH

      MATAPOBRE TALAGA

      EXCUSE ME TESTICLE ( LATIN FOR ORCHID)

      MADAMING TAO DYAN ANG MASMATALINO MASKI HINDI 
           SILA NAKAABOT NG MATAAS NA EDUKASYON.

      EDUCATED KA NGA, NOT LEARNED NAMAN

      MASMASAHOL KA PA SA BASURA

      PITIFUL

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/KNWCMVMPABEZBCMA36S7FJAKQM orchid

         screw your ownself. si Sotto kasing tanga mo.  

      • txtman

        HINDI BA SA IYO DAPAT BAGAY ANG WORD 
              NA “SCREW”?

        BAKIT KAMO

        ANO BA KASAMA NG TESTICLE (ORCHID)?

        PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        HOY HINDI MO ALAM ANG SINASABI MO KATULAD NG IUNG IDOLO AT IKA

      • txtman

        TALAGA LANG HA

        SURE KA BA?

        PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        OO BAKIT IKAW? BAKA IKAW ANG PITIFUL

      • manual47

        txtman……read my lips……ouy kcuf

      • arthur1410

        txtman:
        are you referring to yourself? 
        Please, respect others so they will respect you in return. You can disagree but please do it the proper and civil way. Will you? I go over your words to other bloggers and and I can only shake my head in disappointment.

      • AgapitoBagumbayan

        “MADAMING TAO DYAN ANG MASMATALINO MASKI HINDI SILA NAKAABOT NG MATAAS NA EDUKASYON”

        Tama ka jan talk&txt. Panahon pa ni Andres Boni, alam na natin yan. Pero siguradong sigurado ako, hindi ganyan ang uri nina Sotto, Lapid, Revilla at Jinggoy.. (Si Jinggoy nga nakapag aral pero bopols parin e).

    • Tama Lang

      Got your point. We in the social media should start exposing these trapos who have been in their positions quite long enough and have been milking our government yet could not even come up with the right answer or attitude when it comes to the issues of plagiarism and cyber laws that will better prepare and propel our nation for a better future. Let us not vote in the next election for these trapos like Sotto, Jinggoy, Lapit, Revilla, Marcos, and Honasan.

  • txtman

    HUH?

    ANONG MALI SA SINABI NI TITO SEN, ABER?

    ANG SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NGA EH

    THEY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT LAWS ON LIBEL/DEFAMATION
         APPLIES IN THE CYBERSPACE

    SABI NGA SA US OF A

    OO, MERON SILANG FIRST AMENDMENT “FREEDOM OF SPEECH”

    PERO, MAY LIMITASYON

    AND THAT IS AS LONG AS HINDI KASINUGALINGAN AT WALANG MALICE
        MGA SINASABI NINYO

    MGA IRRESPONSIBLE PERSON LANG ANG TAKOT DYAN.

    PROBLEMA KASI SA MEDIA SA PINAS

    GUSTO NILA MAGING UNTOUCHABLES

    SHORT OF SAYING MASAHOL PA SA MGA “GANGSTERS”

    PITIFUL

    • jrmagtago

      EH SINO ANG MAS MASAHOL: ANG MEDIA NA NAGREREPORT LANG O ANG CORRUPT NA POLITIKO?

      • dgboy

         parehas

      • txtman

        NAGREREPORT NG ANO?

        KASINUNGALINGAN?

        AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

        TOY, AYUSIN NINYO HANAY NINYO

        FRANKLY SPEAKING, MADAMI SA INYO ANG SINUNGALING
            MAGREPORT

        PITIFUL

        CORRUPT NA POLITIKO?

        ALAM MO BA KUNG SINO ANG ISA SA MAY GUSTO SA
           MGA YAN?

        MGA LAPDOG MEDIA

        PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        HOY HINDI LAHAT NG MEDIA AY LIAR AT LAPDOG MEDIA

      • txtman

        SINABI KO BA  LAHAT?

        ANO SINABI KO?

        “MADAMI” SA INYO AY SINUNGALING AT LAPDOGS

        MARUNONG KA BANG MAGBASA?

        KUNG MEDIA KA

        WELL, NAKAKAHIYA KA

        HINDI KA MARUNONG MAGBASA

        KAYA AYAN, I’M SURE MALI-MALI MGA REPORTS MO 

        PITIFUL

      • jrmagtago

        YOU SAID MADAMI MEANS MAJORITY KAYA IKAW WAG KANG ANTI MEDIA AT WAG MO SILANG TAWAGIN LAPDOG AT LIAR ANG MEDIA DHIL BAKA MPIKON SILA SA IU AT YUNG COMMENT KO N REPORT ARE FACTUAL KAYA WAG KANG GAGANYAN SA AMIN MGA MEDIA

    • legislex

      You do not understand what you are saying.  Our objections are on criminalizing libel, and not punishing its offenders.  We can still penalize them through civil suits.  Even the United States has started to decriminalize defamation, including libel.  On the federal level, defamation has been decriminalized.  Only 17 states and two territories had maintained their criminal statutes on defamation.  The rest of the states and territories of the United States had already decriminalized them.  So before making a comment, understand the issues first and verify your facts.

      • jrmagtago

        TAMA!!!!!

      • txtman

        HUH?
        NAKAKATAWA KA TOY

        SABI MO NGA SA USA CRIMINAL CASE PA RIN ANG LIBEL

        YOU WANT DECRIMINALIZED LIBEL?

        ABA, EH YOUR BARKING ON THE WRONG TREE
        AKALA KO BA MATATALINO KAYO?

        MAGLOBBY KAYO KAY PENOY
        GANON KASIMPLE LANG YUN

        GUSTO NINYONG MAGING KASO CIVIL NA LANG ANG LIBEL?
        BAKIT?
        WHY?

        KASI, GUSTO NINYO MASKI MANIRA KAYO NG IBANG TAO
        MASKI KASINUNGALINGAN ISUSULAT NINYO
             OK LANG KASI MAGBABAYAD NA LANG KAYO NG
             5,000? 10,000? 
             TAPOS OK NA?

        NASIRA NA REPUTASYON NG ISANG TAO
        OK LANG
        BAYAD LANG NG 5,000?

        YAN ANG GUSTO NINYO HINDI BA?

        PARA HINDI NA KAYO MADALI NA LANG
            SA INYO MAGSIWALAT NG KASINUNGALINGAN?

        ALAM MO INENG, KUNG TOTOO SINUSULAT MO
          WALA KAYONG KATATAKUTAN

        NGAYON SINO SA ATIN ANG HINDI NAKAKAINTINDI?

        MAKE SURE YOU REALLY UNDERSTAND THE ISSUES & VERIFY
             YOUR FACTS FIRST BEFORE YOU COMMENT.

        IF YOU ARE A JOURNALIST

        WHAT A SHAME

        ANOTHER CASE OF JOURNALIST BIAS

        PITIFUL

      • legislex

        WALA KA TALAGANG ALAM.  YOU GENERALIZED THE UNITED STATES AS CRIMINALIZING LIBEL.  YOU EVEN CITED THEIR SUPREME COURT.  NAG NAME DROP KA PA NG UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT WITHOUT KNOWING THAT THE MAJORITY OF THE STATES IN THE UNITED STATES HAS DECRIMINALIZED LIBEL.  SO BEFORE YOU MAKE A GENERAL STATEMENT, KNOW YOUR FACTS FIRST AND MAKE DISTINCTIONS.  TAMAD KA KASI MAGRESEARCH TAPOS COMMENT KA NG COMMENT.  SIGE KA, SASAMPAHAN KITA NG CRIMINAL CASE AYON SA CYBERLAW NATIN DAHIL SA PAG AALIPUSTA MO SA AKIN HAHAHAHA.

      • spearheads

        When Raessa Robles published a libelous piece against Corona’s master’s degree from the UST, one of the loyal congressmen passed a bill decriminalizing libel which until now did not pass. But when PNoy is continually bombarded with criticisms owing to his mediocre performance and consistent elementary blunders, the cyber crime law was railroaded and passed.

        By the way, you are consistently publishing libelous comments here. And, your posts are not only defamatory but constitutes cyber bullying punishable under US laws. But you do not care about the cyber crime law in the Philippines because you know you are posting from outside the Philippines and outside it’s criminal jurisdiction and your targets are residing in the Philippines kaya malakas ang loob mong mangalipusta dito. Your a fraud like Trillanes. Tsaka may deprensya ba yang mata o may glue yong “caps lock” ng computer mo? Pitiful!

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

         Kung criminal case and libel at defamation sa US, bakit si mayweather pinagbabayad lang ng danyos ng korte ng vegas at hindi nahatulan ng pagkakulong?

      • yellow_zombies

        Umuwi ka na, lagi ka lang nagtatambay sa Internet cafe para mag-DOTA. Nakalimutan mo yata mag-Google bago mag-post. Hahaha….

      • yellow_zombies

        Wag mo na pansinin yan si txtman, walang pinag-aralan yan. Tambay lang yan sa kanto. Haha!

      • Laarni Gulapa

        nakakahiya naman sayo yellow zombies..nakakahiya sa way ng pagsasalita mo eh halatang mas wala kang pinag-aralan

      • yellow_zombies

        Hahaha… isa ka pang tambay. Hoy palamunin, maghanap ka nga ng trabaho.

  • surrey09

    This time I agree with Sen Sotto. People who write on cyberspace should be responsible & accountable for what they write or say. 

    • jrmagtago

      U ARE RIGHT DAT WE SHOULD HAVE BE RESPONSIBLE BUT SOTTO REACTION IS MAKING US ANGERED BECAUSE INSTEAD THAT THE WRITERS ONLY TO BE LIABLE IN LIBEL BUT ALSO THE COMMENTATORS IN THIS CYBERSPACE AND TEOFISTO GUINGONA IS RIGHT IN HIS EXPLANATION.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

      Of course we are all accountable for what we write and say like when we say “Sotto is stupid. We say so because he shows in his speech how stupid he is. Is that irresponsible? We say he is a plagiarist because we know where he got that information. Is it libelous for saying we caught him using the work of others?”

      We are not making up stories when we say Sotto is Iskul Bukol. Didn’t he appear in that show before? He says stupid things in the senate. Did we make it up? He said lost his son because of the pill. Dr. Espy Icasas questioned him. Did he feel ridiculed by that question?

      The bloggers did not create funny man Iskul Bukol! That brought him to fame!

  • fugeee

    cgurado naman hindi maitutupad yan sa dami ng nagpopost ng mga ganyan dito sa net LOL…overcrowded na yung mga bilanguan eh…paalam, freedom of speech…hahaha

    • jrmagtago

      TAMA BYEBYE FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR NETIZENS IN INTERNET.

  • Kristoffer Atienza

    So the law can applied to others but not to Senators, Judges, Politicians who plagiarize? 

    • txtman

      TANONG KO SA IYO, INENG HA

      ILANG BESES KANG NAGPLAGIARIZED NOON SA COLLEGE?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      AND BY THE WAY, KAILAN NAGING CRIME ANG PLAGIARISM ABER?

      MAGMENTION KA NGA NG BATAS TUNGKOL DYAN

      SIGE NGA, ABER?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      MASKI SA IBANG BANSA INENG MENTION KA NGA NG MGA BATAS NILA DYAN
        NA NAGSASABI NA LABAG SA BATAS NILA ANG PLAGIARISM?

      SUSMARIOSEP

      BAGO KA MAGTUTUTURO INENG

      ASK YOURSELF, ARE YOU NOT GUILTY OF PLAGIARISM ALSO?

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      PITIFUL

      BY THE WAY, INENG

      SABI NG MGA KORTE SA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      LAWS ON LIBEL/DEFAMATION ALSO APPLIES
          IN THE CYBERSPACE

      PITIFUL

      • Kristoffer Atienza

         IHA, I-SEARCH MO ITO HA? IS PLAGIARISM WRONG? IT’S OBVIOUS THAT YOU HAVE CHALLENGES IN UNDERSTANDING WHAT VALUES ARE. HAHAHA

      • Paliwaweng

        hwag mong pansinin yang si txtman. He has one ‘sign’ of a moron. ‘Assuming’.

      • Paliwaweng

        One sign of ineptitude or unthinking mind: Assuming. The words “ineng” or “iho” are signs of presumptuousness.

      • ApoNiLolo

        Can’t you write without the Caps Lock? In case you don’t know, this is the “verbal” equivalent of SHOUTING. Tingin tuloy ng tao sayo, wala kang modo o pinag-aralan.

  • eirons1043

    To the tongresman, senatongs who approved the cybercrime law kuno-pakyu.

  • dgboy

    Think before you click! Maging responsable sa pagpopost ng sa blogs.

    • jrmagtago

      MAGANDA YAN BE RESPONSIBLE BUT BE EQUAL RIGHTS FOR INTERNET NETIZENS

      • dgboy

         in every right, there is equal responsibility. If your paratang is true and with proof bakit ka matatakot? Mga sinungaling lang at KSP lang ang duwag na harapin ang pagsasabi ng totoo.

  • kruger

    This law will undermine the last remaining avenue where you can brand people like Tito Sotto the big arseholes that they really are.

    If any of your comments or remarks sounds offensive to the recipient, they can very well sue your arse off – that is, if they can find you.  Failing that, they will certainly cause enough trouble for the publisher to either close shop or moderate its forum to the hilt, defeating the purpose of gathering reactions in the first place!

    Alas, another self-serving law for those who make them!  Damnn…..

  • Albert Einstien

    it seems sen. sotto has been blinded by cyber bullies… he cant SEE the constitutional proscription & prohibition on curtailment of free speech & expression….ENTIRE world with the exception of communist countries are now DECRIMINALIZING libel & its equivalent…even the UN recognize that free expression is a basic human right…libel in cyber crime law VIOLATES most provisions in the BILL of RIGHTS..it derails especially the development of a free THINKING society..instead we regressed to the society of dark ages…AMEND the LAW!

  • legislex

    I support the passage of the Cybercrime Law.  I am alarmed, however, by the insertion by Sotto of the Libel provision in the law.  There is a growing trend in the world now to decriminalize defamation, including libel.  International organizations recommend that penalties to be imposed should only be civil, and not criminal.  The United Nations Human Right Commission and the European Court of Human Rights have rejected criminal defamation as it restricts freedom of expression.  Even third world countries, such as Ghana and Sri Lanka, have decriminalized defamation.  

    I also agree with TG Guingona’s observation that by incorporating the libel provision of the RPC in the Cybercrime law, the site owners would be forced to disable their real-time comment boards because of their role as publishers of the libelous materials.  Our rights to comment in this section of Inquirer would thus be restricted. We have always taken pride in our freedom here in the Philippines.  Compared to our neighboring countries in Asia, we are free to criticize our leaders in whatever form with least fear of retribution from them.  If we allow this libel provision to remain, we will no longer enjoy the same right that we are enjoying now for fear of being put to prison.

    • pedronimo

       Don’t worry amigo, basta idea ni Sotto, Cul de Sac ang kararatnan niyan, gaya ng utak niya.

  • pilosopo4

    don’t comment sa social media just click dislike..or no comment ala Senator Lapid..hahaha..

    • jrmagtago

      PWEDE KASO DAMAY DIN YATA YUNG NAGLIKE AT DISLIKE SA LAW NA ITO!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000921420294 Gracelen Quijada

    Maraming tao comment  ng comment, oppose ng oppose para kunyari marunong. Lalo na dyan sa mga Metro Manila mahilig mag showbiz!!! LIBEL BA ITO????

    • jrmagtago

      HEHEHE!

  • Ommm

    Sotto is himself guilty of stealing the intellectual property of bloggers…. and now he turns the tables to stifle their free speech.

    So now where will Sotto get his words and ideas from?, as its obvious he doesn’t have much of his own creativity. This can be proven by his very bad timing in suppressing internet freedom during the martial law anniversary. And of course his rampant plagiarism…

    The Philippines will now  join the ranks of N. Korea and China and other dictatorial states squashing internet freedom.

    This all sounds very personal on Sottos’  part, as does his lame reasoning for his RH bill opposition. In all this every citizen will now suffer through shadows of the martial law era… but it will be ok because they will have so many babies and be so poor they will need to pawn those computers anyway…..

    Such a price we have to pay for this self absorbed (man?) who breaks down in tears like a little girl in front of the entire nation.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JJQWTLMZH3NNIE2IJ46AOZAXAE Hannah Blake

    Masisiraan ako ng bait sayo Tito Sotto! Gumagawa ka ngayon ng batas para sa kapakanan mo lang and ng iyong kapwa plagiarist! Wow naman! Yan ba ang taong ibinoto ninyo para maging senador! Bakit di ka gumawa ng batas ng bitayin ang mga napatunayang nag-plagiarize tulad mo?!

  • Agat Sumi

    what can you say sen.lapid…lol

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

       Nakalimutan mo yata si bong?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MHDYXOESUU67AMH324WVZKNFSI nilphil

    Pumayag tayo sa libel kung yung plagiarism e kakasuhan din. Sumosobra na si Sen Sotto!

    • pedronimo

       Payag ako sa cyber crime if Senators like Sotto will waive their immunity from suit.

  • NoWorryBHappy

    Sotto: What’s wrong with having libel law in cyber space?
    :
    It’s the equivalent of martial law on the internet.
    You lying cyber thief.
    Ask Miss Tapia.
     

    • dgboy

       kung martial law yan, sana hindi jana nakapagpost dito ng walang katututran!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Krizz-Ibarra/100000181696874 Krizz Ibarra

    this fracking idiot sotto is soooooo clueless. and he’s majority leader, the stupid plagiarizing jerk.  be afraid pinoys. be very afraid.

  • http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/ Lucky Luciano

    What’s next Sotto? Require everyone to register all their internet accounts on DTI and NSO? LOL
    A Troll in the senate.

  • Stuubs

    Libel law here in the ph. means, if you are a politician or a person of wealth and power you have the privilage to silence and harras youre critics w/ the aid of this libel law.. The beneficiary of this particular law,most likely are the politicians,celebreties and persons of important positions in any govt. or private institutions…These politicians headed by plagiarist Sotto,they wanted to make sure that it is more harder to expose or report a corrupt govt. officials such as a  SENATONG or a TONGRESSMAN!!!eatbulaga Sotto SHAMELESS!!!

  • pedronimo

    Sotto’s cyber crime brainchild is as complicated as his brain. True to his Bobo-ism, Sotto’s idea of criminalizing Facebook slanderous content speaks of a man bereft of intelligence. Kulang sa pag-iisip at pananaliksik, at dahil lamang naging viral ang plagiarism issue laban sa kanya kaya niya na-isip ang “Cyber Crime” na ito. Talk of legislating for a personal benefit. Unconstitutional iyan Sotto! Nakaka-burat talaga ang kabobohan mo!.

  • mon key

    Sotto thinks that he has the mental capacity to engage in intelligent talk because he finished school at Iskul Bukol and has been so successful with Eat Bulaga. When in fact, he is the personification of MEDIOCRITY that has been equally spread to the rest of the Philippines. Akala nya na bobo na tayo lahat dahil marami nanood sa Pinoy Henyo. Then he injects his boboISM into cyberspace. TRAGIComic Sotto!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XWH5SD6XPM3XKND6PJQQ32ZRAU Mabuhay

    brace yourself!  JV is also coming in the Senate…..the morons in the Senate multiplies quicker than we think…..’My God, that guy is a FRAUD!”

    • manual47

      Now this is funny…….the senate is getting crowded with the Estradas.  Who’s next…..

      • yellow_zombies

        Bam Aquino

      • manual47

        Bam Aquino….another one of those dynasty beginning to emerge. All I can say, vote for the least popular. Who knows, they may be the ones who will do a good job. You never know. Get rid of the sitting incumbent. They have been there too long and I am sure their pockets already full…….

    • clavenilo

      Heaven help us … plus the son of the current senate president.

  • clavenilo

    Sotto and the rest like him benefited from their show biz exposure with large base of immature voters the social media now the popular outlet of the educated voters are balancing this. He wanted to silence the people who knows the pretenders in the senate like him. I he dont like being lambasted in the cyberspace he has 2 options join Lito Lapid in the coalation of silent senators or quit his position.

  • roansanjuan

    ito talaga ang gusto ni sotto, ang hindi tayo maka pag comment sa mga kabobohan nya. parang ang mga kaparian na gustong maging bulag ang bansa at sunud sunuran na lang sa doctrina nila kahit labag sa ating kalooban. 

  • clavenilo

    Kaya nga they are supporting JPE , cuz these pretenders in the Senate wanted a ninong na marunong , si Manong Johnny naman of course practices the dictum of ‘in the land of the blind the one eye man is king ” we really need to elect more qualified senators not these preteneders and a few good ones . Otherwise this  will be a battlefield of onlyp af few power blocs.

  • pedronimo

    No matter how loud. lofty or loose your comments are on this cyber crime issue, WALANG MAGYAYARI JAN  dahil brain child ni Sotto iyan. Guingona has said it all.

    • damatannapo

      ibig sabihin walang ngipin?
      hindi nakapaghanda ng assignment?

      LORD HAVE MERCY ON US PILIPINOS
      Please eliminate/eradicate lousy leaders

  • boybakal

    Sotto: What’s wrong with having libel law in cyber space?….

    Mr. Senator Sotto, we the bloggers are the Guardians against Plagiarism.
    It is like copy and paste is not a crime but commenting against those who copy and paste is a crime….mali ata yon ah.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

    Hahahaha! Hahahahaha!

    Iskul bukol wants to sue everybody! Hahahaha! One law firm cannot handle thousand of libel cases that refers to his stupidity. 

    The problem are not the people who all see the same things about how stupid he is. The problem is himself. The tragedy is that he still doesn’t get it. Why aren’t there any criticisms about other senators like Bong Revilla or Jess Lapid? It’s because they don’t open their mouths and say stupid things or plagiarize. Or pretend to be smart and perform dramatics like crying to emphasize his point.

    Iskul Bukol you dress so stylishly talo mo pa si Obama but you have nothing in the head. Remember sweldohan ka lang ng bayan! Kung ayaw mong punahin ka, huwag kang pumasok bilang elected public official. Kung si PNoy, Enrile, Binay, . . . mga nakapagaral binabatan ikaw pa na puro nakakatawa ang sinasabi! 

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    Good morning,  Senator Sotto,

    Why are you against contraception in the area where it properly matters and which millions upon millions of people all around the world see as commonsensical and basically anchored on human freedom of choice, and yet in a twinkling of an eye you favor contraception in the area where it was never supposed to be applied, namely, the human mind?

    Could it be because you consider the head which sits on your shoulders hardly matters, is slightly used, and is of lesser importance compared to that other head of yours wihich merely hangs and swings, and loads and fires, without much guidance from the upper one?

    Well, with respect to our heads which also sit on our shoulders, we don’t.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NDH6O6PNTAJ23SNYTA6LSYY47Q Butuan

    Sino bang mga BOBO ang nag hala kay Sotto sa Senado?  Ni kumanta, sumayaw at pag arte wala din tong alam.

  • manual47

    Sir Sotto….if you can’t stand the heat, soak yourself with ice.  I thought politicians has thick skin that they can take whatever thrown at them.   Sotto is a rare breed that he get easily hurt when his intelligence come into question.  Mr. Sotto…….”you can’t handle the truth”.  

    • manual47

      Oh I forgot to attribute the quote I made…….it was on the movie, “A Few Good Men” by Jack Nicholson……

  • Handiong

    If the cybercrime law is unconstitutional insofar as it violates the right of freedom of expression, then somebody must challenge it in the Supreme Court posthaste.

    • dgboy

       is destroying somebody’s reputation constitutional like sabihan kitang bakla ka na wala akong basehan or any proof ok lang sayo yun?  In every right there is also responsibility to take

      • Handiong

        I’m not talking about insults. Sotto complained about being “bullied” when critics accused him of plagiarism, and he warned them about the cybercrime law. There is the danger that if you called somebody a thief because he plagiarized, you could be charged with libel. And this is exactly what was in Sotto’s mind when he warned his critics about the cybercrime law.

        In the US where there is real freedom of expression, satire and parody flourish. Just read Andy Borowitz and watch Saturday Night Live!.

      • dgboy

         So mga comediante like you exempted sa batas, now that’s a joke. Haha!

  • Philcruz

    He still doesn’t get it. Dense. Pang “Eat Bulaga” talaga.

  • damatannapo

    Sotto malaking pabor ito para sa iyo at sa mga ka level mo

    paraan ito para gumanti mula sa mga puna at kritisimo ang mga mapagsamantala, mga walang alam sa kanilang mga tungkulin at sa mga hindi karapatdapat/nagmamarunong na halal ng bayan  

    STOP POLITICAL DYNASTY

    Vote: No Enriles No Estradas No Binays, No Arroyos, No Villars, No Cayetanos. No Sottos in 2013

    • FernandoBusi

      Hey you for got NO AQUINOS and COJUANGCOS

      • yellow_zombies

        Para sa mga yellowtards, hindi political dynasty ang mga Aquinos at Cjouangcos. Hahaha!

      • damatannapo

        partner is this a rant? for whose favor are you
        can you tell me another alternative for Pnoy so that I can reply in an intelligent manner The usual one sentence posting worths nothing except froths coming out from you mouth
        it is useless to argue with you with such

        either your a troll or fanboy

      • yellow_zombies

        Ui. Tinamaan ka yata. Ikaw ba ay isang yellowtard? Haha!

    • yellow_zombies

      Para sa mga yellowtards, hindi political dynasty ang mga Aquinos at Cjouangcos. Hahaha!

      • damatannapo

        pwede mo namang idagdag kung gusto mo

      • yellow_zombies

        Ikaw na magdagdag. Pwede mo naman i-edit.

    • blowcoldblowhot

      You forgot No Aquinos

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Mga bloggers at nagko comment sa lahat ng social networking sites pati na din dito, warning na yan na untouchables sila mga politiko, militar, pulis at mga maiimpluwensiya……subukan mo si juan dela cruz ang magreklamo ng libel baka sa kankungan pa pulutin……

    Dapat matuto na kayo mag mask ng IP para hindi ma-trace at offshore ang location ng server na wala sila extradition treaty…..may bayad nga lang pero kung hindi kayo makapagpigil sa panggigigil sa galit be creative na lang sa pagpuna…..

    • ApoNiLolo

      Anong e-extradite nila? Yung server? >: D

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

         Akala ko pa naman matalino ka dahil techie ka………

      • ApoNiLolo

        Ganun din ang pagtingin ko sayo… kaya akoy nagtataka kung bakit hindi mo mapagtanto ang pagkakaiba ng seryosong tao at nanunuya.

        “Dapat matuto na kayo mag mask ng IP para hindi ma-trace at offshore ang location ng server na wala sila extradition treaty…”
         
        Read and analyze what you wrote.

  • yousef

    Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
    — Henri Frédéric Amiel
    that’s right he just don’t get it at all! he just doesn’t realise he’s simply out of league in the august halls of the senate. what he does is pretend and that’s pretty dangerous thing! but then “matalino man daw ang matsing ay nahuhuli rin”! now he thinks he’s powerful by “inserting” (sneaky) provisions in this law, let’s show him where real power emanates in the next elections in our votes! 

  • wakats

    The alleged kopyacumlaude from wanbol university is asking “what’s wrong with having libel law in cyber space?”

    Mr. senator-bukol, there’s really nothing wrong with your insertion of libel at the last minute in the Cyber Crime Prevention Act.  Now, you can get even against those people in the cyber space who called you plagiarists many times over during your 3-part Turno en Contra speeches on RH bill.

    In the crime of libel under the Revised Penal Code, it must be proven, among many, by the complainant that there’s no truth at all to the questioned statements that irk him.  Is not it true that you didn’t attribute to the authors the facts that you mentioned in your speeches – making it appear that you are also a genius at par with many of your illustrious colleagues in the senate?

    “I can’t see the logic” – of course an illogical and vengeful person can’t and will never really see the logic…

  • whyinthisworld

    The law has been approved but the implementing rules and regulations has to be made yet so the public I suppose may participate in formulating the same by drawing lines where party concern will be properly protected.  

  • stupid chink

    Hindi totoong BOBO si Sotto, Matalino cya napanood ko sa Wanbol University kung gaano cya kabilis magisip hindi MAHINA KOKOTE NI SEN SOTTO. SANA MAWALA na ang mga taong umaapi sa kanya NA tanging gusto maalis sya sa PWESTO. Inuulit ko hindi BANO SI SEN. SOTTO.dHinHind

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

      Hahahahahah!

  • kilabot

    nothing is wrong.
    laws are created to expose and punish wrongdoing. the 10 commandments and other religious/moral laws were given because man commits the sins emphasized in those laws. without laws we will be governed by the rule of the jungle. only the strong survives.
    only those who foment anarchy and/or who have intentions to hurt others or who want to indulge in perverse acts do not want laws. even nature has its own irreversible laws, such as: the garbage you recklessly throw is equal to the garbage you take.
    law is good if evenly applied to all. law condemns wrongdoers, but useless to rightdoers.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

      First you have to define “wrong.”

    • fugeee

      hahaha nag backread ako ng mga post mo, mukhang ikaw rin ang tatamaan ng batas na yan, ang dami ng mag dedemanda ng libelo sa yo…LOL

      • damatannapo

        This guy Kilabot loves and pleasures the smell of an anus
        Anal LGBT fec*es and such words are common and spontaneous almost in all of his postings

  • jojoandrada

    At a time when libel is being ‘decriminalized’ in the more progressive states in the US we have managed to pass into law ‘cyber libel’ with even more stiffer penalties. It used to be that you could be put to jail for four years if convicted of libel, with cyber libel in this country, you can be jailed for 16 YEARS (kung sobrang malas mo na).

    In a country where only the rich can afford good lawyers, the cyber libel law further strengthens the hold of the moneyed over the helpless general public. The playing field has never been level and with this law, this disparity is further aggravated.

    Only the rich and the politicians will benefit from this law. It is a preemptive strike to neutralize the general public’s ability to become relevant and participatory in this country’s national life. We have just begun to realize the power of the world wide web in shaping our own lives and influencing national (even international) opinions and here we have this BACKWARD law clipping our wings even before we can take flight. It is an attempt at preserving the power of those that are already powerful while leaving the weak to its insignificance. 

    Tito Sotto is the man, according to the senate records (funnily, he denies this). Pasasalamatan ka na lang namin one of these days.

  • jojoandrada

    The cyber libel law is the EXACT OPPOSITE of the aspirations of what PEOPLE POWER has taught and given all of us. It is the ‘taking away’ of the power of the people.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CRBW2RJR4WNWVIDZVSCLFQK4KQ Spike

    How about an ANTI PLAGIARISM LAW first and a thorough review of all Senator’s privelege Speeches to make sure they haven’t been copied from other sources

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CRBW2RJR4WNWVIDZVSCLFQK4KQ Spike

    EVEN more PATHETIC is the President who has signed this into law without reviewing it fully and exercising his veto powers

    • UPnnGrd

       why would President Noynoy sign  a bill into law without having chatted about the bill with his advisers?

  • yousef

    nothing’s wrong in here, everything’s wrong about you!

  • jojoandrada

    Senator Teofisto Guingona should fast track this to the supreme court while the issue is still hot. I am very interested in how the new, energized ‘supreme court’ will handle this.

    • yellow_zombies

      Guingona is busy licking PNoy’s balls so I doubt he will challenge this law. But I hope he proves me wrong.

      • bozzone

         ehehehhe..

  • blainz

    Did any politician even consider how enforceable this is? Do we now call the PNP or NBI if someone anonymously libels us? I think the wording of this law makes it apply to all Filipinos… wherever they are, so how are they going to enforce this abroad?

    This is an obvious attempt by politicians to stifle criticism and dissent. PNoy should have known better than to sign this into law. tsk tsk… Your parents wont be proud of this one.

    Challenge this in the Supreme Court now!

  • lola_mo

    umandar na nman itong si sotto. wala talagang laman ang mga sinasabi. it really betrays his lack of deep understanding of the issues. sad that these are the kind of senators that we have to live with. wag na natin sila iboto sa susunod.

  • Amboy123

    Mr. Sotto, you are a tragedy in the senate.  You are a waste of taxpayer’s money.  You are a representation of pretensions and make believe.  If I were you, just stay in one of the corners of the assemby hall with Lito Lapid, and wait it out until your term finishes.  Then go back to skul bukol, you are more fitted in that environment  with your toilet character and shallow intelligence.  So you think what I just wrote is considered cyber libel?   Bobo!

    • yellow_zombies

      Actually Lapid is more accomplished and intelligent than this guy.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1160891555 Dan Gerald Gravela

    “Whatever you post in the Internet ay considered FREE..”

    Hindi ba ma-gets ni SOTTO yan? Kung kakasuhan mo ng LIBEL ang isang taong nagpost ng malisyoso sa internet, masyadong matrabaho at madami kang dapat i-consider.- Yung may-ari ba mismo ng account yung nagpost? Paano kung may nanghack ng account nya ginamit sa maling paraan?

    - Madedetect daw thru ip address. Paano kung gumamit ng IP Hide ung nagpost? O kaya hacked ip address rin ung ginamit?

    - Handa na ba ang PNP at NBI about this? Sa tingin ko hindi pa kasi hindi naman sila mga internet savvy.

    - Saan nila ikukulong yung mga mahuhuli nila? Kakailanganin ng isang malaking space para maikulong tayong lahat.

    Obviously, malabong maipatupad yan. Hinding hindi nila masasakal ang mga taong gumagamit ng Internet. Hinaharass lang tayo para matigil na ung mga pambubully natin sa kanya. haha.

  • LegalJustice

    The Cybercrime Prevention Act is okay – But not the libel clause for I believe this last-minute insertion is ill-conceived.

    The main objections has to do with the inclusion of libel as a punishable offense under the Cybercrime Prevention Act.They said Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III was behind the last-minute insertion of the libel clause into the law.

    The Big Question:
    Is President Aquino aware and did he read thoroughly of the this last minutes insertion of the libel clause by Sen Sotto? I doubt it – 100% !

    President Aquino should recall this provision by all  means.

    Sen Guingona should pursue The Constitutionality of this Libel Clause attached to this provision to The Supreme Court – don’t wait before its to late !

    SA WIKANG PANGBANSA: ARTIKULO III KATIPUNAN NG MGA KARAPATAN
    SEKSYON 4. Hindi dapat magpatibay ng batas na nagbabawas sa kalayaan sa pananalita, pagpapahayag, o ng pamamahayagan, o sa karapatan ng mga taong-bayan na mapayabang magkatipon at magpetisyon sa pamahalaan upang ilahad ang kanilang mga karaingan.

    ENGLISH TRANSLATION : ARTICLE III BILL OF RIGHTS
    Section 4. No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances.

    I doubt if these Senators who approved this provision knows Article 3: Bill of Rights of 1987 Philippine Constitution.

    They should have create a law against  ”Plagiarism ” for majority of the Senators are ignorant on this – The penalty should be removal from office for this is a form of ” Stealing ! ”

    You are giving a bad example to the young generation of today.

    • indiosbravos2002

      Freedom of speech is not absolute. It ends when it does harm to others.

      However, I agree with you that Sotto’s Intentions are suspect.

      • LegalJustice

        It depends – who and how you  interpret the law.

        The law has a parameters that need to be followed.

    • kismaytami

      Ano ka ba? Hindi pinag-aaralan sa wanbul university ang 1987 Constitution.

  • AgapitoBagumbayan

    I have no idea how Sotto can sue someone over a fictitious account?

    Does he have to subpoena Yahoo, Google, Hotmail, and ask them to give details, which by the way details I invented? Or maybe trace my IP address? Which is actually from an internet cafe somewhere at the center of Gagalangin Tondo?

  • regd

    He’s been cheating his entire life! Why would he change?

  • indiosbravos2002

    Another walang kwenta law that might not be enforced properly by the police and the military due to limited know how, tools and resources. Have they even though if there will be enough budget for this to be successful? We cant even have a decent budget for priority stuff like flood control, infrastructure, and education not to mention national defense.

    Most probably this law will be abused for kotong, bullying and extortion.

    • kismaytami

      Meron namang budget. Tumataginting na P50M. Ang tanong eh kaninong bank account mapupunta.

  • me_insideout

  • john mark santos

    “You were born an original.
    Don’t die a copy.” — John Mason

    bumanat ka na naman Tito Escalera. kung election ngayon kasama ka sa kulelat. i hope pag dating ng 2016 pagtakbo mo ule maalala ng pinoy na ikaw si Mr. Plagiarist

    tama na patawa sa senado

  • scorpio22

    One would think that Sotto would just shut up for now after he just got clobbered in the social medias.

    I guess once an ignoramus… is always an ignoramus.

  • LegalJustice

    2013 Election is around the corner here’s a good tip:

    First ask yourself  is this person  or candidate is worth voting for – Is his/her  intelligence above par and will he be a good servant and a good leader for the filipino people.

    What has he/she done – Is this candidate worth voting for?

     It doesn’t matter if he doesn’t speak English it much better – kung magaling magsalita ng sariling wika natin at may magandang hangarin at tulungan ang bansa at pinaka importate sa lahat ay magandang ehemplo sa  mga kabataan – hindi iniisip ang pangsarili lang.

    Kahit barok ang English  – kung ang intensyon mo ay malinis, maganda  at makabayan at
    ang  ipinahehewatid mo sa taong bayan ang  magada mong layunin para sa ikakaunlad ng bansa ay dapat lang iboto.

    Here’s the other heads up for everyone:

    1. Stop electing a candidate who you think has an issue or  involved or connected in corrupt activity even before.

    2. Stop electing candidate who is related or a relative of previous corrupt official.

    3. Stop electing a candidate who is a protector of corrupt officials.

    4. Stop electing candidate who is an actor – no offense but they have nothing to offer.

    5. If these corrupt candidates  pay you during the election time take it  - for this is peoples money but don’t vote for them . If you can report to the right authority without putting yourself in danger then do it.

    6. Last but not the least – don’t vote for the arrogant candidate.

    Save The Philippines from these Candidates.

    Now its your  turn and responsibility and power  to elect the right candidate who do you think is good for the coutry. Mabuhay ang Pilipinas !

    • kismaytami

      Walang magka-qualify na candidate. Hindi na lang ako boboto sa 2013.

  • sacrebleau

    Comedian! Just go back to Eat Bulaga, you’ve caused enough shame already.

  • ajca82

    Pathetic and immature. If you can’t handle criticism, lie low, out of the eyes of the public.

    A bully that can dish it out but can’t take it himself. Pointing out mistakes is not simply bullying, it’s criticism, learn to accept it as a public servant and an individual.

  • francoalminolibre

    the law is not to meant to catch the criminals in the social media,  rather it is designed to corner the dissenters of the politicians whose developed the mentality of cult personality. if the authorities can’t send to jail any politician linked to jueteng activities because they refuse to exert the best efforts like removing corana,  why bother passing libel laws in the internet? contrary to sotto’s  warped logic, there is a big difference between libel in the paper and in the internet. for one internet libel carries a graver penalty of prision mayor than only prision correctional in newspaper libel. Second, you can file the criminal case in any point in the philippines in online libel, and when you want to persecute the dissenter of plagiarist for example, you can chose tawi-tawi as the venue of filing, which remedy is not ordinarily available in newspaper libel. third, only the government can demand the nbi and all law enforcement authorities to act on its complaint against online libel while an ordinary citizen unless, he is ready to offer a bribe, won’t expect cooperation from these elements. fourth,  convicted felon in online libel  is not entitled to the benefits of pobation law while offenders of newspaper libel can invoke the probation law.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DI3QGCJEEFK52CT4DTQ7I5SRUE Neil

    UNAWAIN na lang natin,  wala tayong magagawa,  ibinoto ng mamamayan ang isang SHOWBIZ PERSONALITY, POPULAR daw,  NAME RECALL at nasa unahan ng mga SURVEY (2009 SURVEY) ang ISKUL BUKUL na si VIC SOTTO…….

    ETO ang NAPALA ng MAMAMAYANG PILIPINO…..mukhang walang ALAM at briefing kung ANO ang IBIG SABIHIN ng DEMOKRASYA at DIKTADURYA,  BLANGKO ang ALAM sa kung anong IBIG SABIHIN ng PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT,  ACTIVE CITIZEN”s JOURNALISM at PRINSIPYO ng PEOPLE POWER ……..

    ASAHAN natin,  MARAMI pang ISKUL BUKUL na MAILULUKLOK sa 2013 ELECTION….,    

  • doublecross

    uhrm…sottocopy na naman eto. wala na bang orig mo!

  • mekeni62

    The comedian senator strikes again and it seems he is getting dumber everyday. Gagging the general public? The comedian senator might have been in deep slumber and thinks we’re still in the 70′s. Let’s remind Sotto that martial law days are over  and that it is 2012.

  • JK1000

    Enrile’s puppet

  • padrefaura

    simple lang para maiwasan ang cyber libel….. do it the INQUIRER way…. use ALLEGED or ALLEGEDLY….

    Sotto is an ALLEGED idiot
    Sotto is ALLEGEDLY an idiot. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JOSZ2TW24FKJLQA6R3D24RZ24Y freemystic

      Wahaha! At dahil dyan,, akala niya matatakot niya ang mga tao na sabihan siyang Sinotto nya yung mga speeches nya.  Patawa ang isang ito na grumadweyt sa Iskul Bukol.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/TXCRRMQYWJBWNIY6MCWJEUOXJQ Berna

        Kung marunong kasing rumespeto ang lahat ed sana walang ganyan ngayon. Atleast si Sen.Sotto may nagagawang maganda sa bayan hindi katulad ng mga nanghuhusga puro salita wala namang nagawa.

      • Bidang

        Anong maganda nagawa ni titosen? yung idol mo may tama sa utak..

    • eae_eg

       lakas ng tawa ko rito…LOOOOL..

    • $25214711

      LMAO!!

  • yellow_zombies

    Decriminalize libel!

  • yellow_zombies

    May Facebook at Twitter account ba tong si Sotto?

    • JK1000

      Makikita mo siya sa EAT BULAGA, laging kasama sina Jose, Wally, at Paolo. Laging binabangit din niya si coup leader Honasan. Si Jimboy nandun din.

  • AntiAko

    Oh oh, there he goes again! Maawa ka, Tito Sen, tumino ka naman…..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/GLVRRP2BXORIAXLGLH6LXX2E3U Brando

      Matino si Sen.Sotto kaya nga sya nagpapasa ng ganyang panukala dahil alam nya ang ginagawa nya at alam nyang makakabuti ito sa lahat.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/A7BBDAMMUD7VZ2FTY6RYRQE5FM Harold

        tama! at pinaglalaban nya pa rin ang alam nyang tama at makakabuti sa lahat kahit na puro pangbabatikos ang ginagawa sa kanya.

      • Bidang

        May tama ka at idol mong senador… may tama ang utak…

  • padrefaura

    dapat kasuhan ng libel si Sotto. sabi nya sa Pinoy Henyo kahapon na part of Asia daw ang Australia. 

    • JK1000

      Lagi niyang mentioned name ni Honasan lately……sipsip kasi kay Enrile.

      • wakats

        JK, ang mga die-hards ni enrile ay sina gringo, sotto at jinggoy…

    • wakats

      Padre, pakisabi kay sotto Australia is a continent like Asia, Africa etc. 

  • Paliwaweng

    Sotto et al are not to be faulted of what they are. They are born like that. It was their genetic makeup. 
    Though they share a portion of that responsibility, it is we, the electorate  who place them on where they are today, should get the big chunk of that blame.
    And the best antidote to prevent this tragic event in our history to repeat from happening again is to do our share.
    With all the available media at our disposal for information, we must start disseminating campaigns to our friends, kamaganak and kakilala.
    It is surmised that more than half of our electorate are unconcerned or ‘walang pakialam’. And the few who have a wider perspective on critical areas on our political system are also walang pakialam.

    • kismaytami

      Huwag mong isama sa sisi yung mga wise voters. Sadya lang talagang outnumbered sila ng mga UTU-UTONG botante.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DI3QGCJEEFK52CT4DTQ7I5SRUE Neil

    Ang SOCIAL MEDIA (BLOGs / FACEBOOK, TWEETER) ang NALALABING SANDATA na lamang ng MAMAMAYAN laban sa DOMINASYON ng ELITE at MAKAPANGYARIHAN. Ang pang-aabuso, katiwalian, pangungurakot at kabulukan ng PULITIKA, PAGLABAG sa KARAPATANG PANG-TAO at LABI ng DIKTADURYA ni MARCOS ay MULING NANUNUMBALIK at NAGPAPATULOY at ang TANGING SANDATA ng MAMAMAYAN ay ang SOCIAL MEDIA. 

    Isang URI ng pagre-REBOLUSYON (INFORMATION) ang SOCIAL MEDIA at dito mas maiinstitusyunalisa ang PARTISIPASYON ng MAMAMAYAN   (DEMOKRATISASYON, PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT at PAGPAPALAKAS ng PRINSIPYO ng PEOPLE POWER)……..

    KUNG BUBUSALAN ng nasabing batas ang kalayaan sa pamamahayag, para na ring ibinabalik ng gubyerno ang awtokratiko, authoritarian at diktadurang sistema ng PANINIKIL ng KALAYAAN SA PAMAMAHAYAG.  Isang TRAHEDYA ang PAGKAKAPIRMI ni PNOY sa BATAS na ito…..
    “KUNG TOTOO ang “KAYO ang BOSS KO,”   SANA MAN LANG KINUNSULTA ng MALAKANYANG ang lahat ng STAKEHOLDERS,  BAGO ito PINIRMAHAN ni PNOY at naging batas….

  • boss_dolpo

    para lang sinabi ni sotto na; whats wrong kung bobo ako at walang originality?

  • Paliwaweng

    To the comment below on “how a fictitious account can be traced”?. They can be traced even they will use proxy server to conceal their IP address.
    IT people, investigators are smarter than those who assumes to be ‘internet savvy’.

    • yellow_zombies

      Chinese online dissidents have been using VPS. The Chinese government has more resources and tech know-how than the Philippine government, yet they can’t catch these dissidents.

      • ApoNiLolo

        Because there are so many of them in China that it’s no longer feasible, in terms of resources, to catch them all. But they did manage to catch a few and put to jail to set as an example.

        Let me put it this way; if you’re a hacker in the “most wanted list” of, say, FBI, I bet you, what ever means you utilized (VPS, wireless modem, untraceable laptop etc), they’ll manage to trace you (only it will take time), by homing on to your signal created when data transfer is being sent back and forth to your IP. Believe you me, I work for an agency similar to NTC sa Pinas, but got more sophisticated “tracing” equipment.

        It’s like a cat and mouse game. The “key” here is ”perseverance” and “tenacity” in the part of the cat. >: )

      • yellow_zombies

        That method you are talking about to trace a person is already well-known in the hacker community. Believe me, that won’t work with smart hackers and online dissidents. Data transfer from my IP? LOL. Fake IPs are so easy to acquire and data transmissions can be hidden through a strong network of zombie computers. How can you trace me if I control a network of zombie computers? Hahaha! You need more sophisticated sh|t than what we have here in the Philippines. And of course, perseverance and tenacity as what you said. But the best computer minds in our country don’t work for the government.

      • ApoNiLolo

        “Fake IPs are so easy to acquire and data transmissions can be hidden through a strong network of zombie computers…”

        Do you really think we don’t know that?
        Do you think you’re that smart just because you use multiple IPs and zombie hosts?
        Do you think I’m stupid to give technical info here?
        But to give you a hint, the answer is in the “packet” and we know how to read it. And If that’s above your know-how, that’s alright. You’re not suppose to know that anyway. >: D

      • yellow_zombies

        Hahaha.. You are not a hacker so you know nothing. First of all, the packet you are referring to does not come from my computer, but from a botnet that I’m controlling. So how can you trace my whereabouts when he packet does not come from my computer?

        Hackers and Anonymous are more sophisticated than you think. Too bad you are not a hacker so your knowledge is limited. LOL.

      • ApoNiLolo

        Who told you I’m one? What we do is design programs to trace them.

        You know what, the more you talk, the more I’m convinced of your pretensions. See, you don’t even know what “packets” are.

        You’re not worth my time. All you do is pick bits and pieces of comtech info here and there then write something hoping people would be impressed on your pretensions. You’re living in a “dream world”, boy. Wake-up!

      • yellow_zombies

        The Philippines is too poor to catch hackers. The US and China spends millions of dollars trying to catch hackers. You think that your agency can catch them? Hahaha! Your method of catching hackers is too weak, too easy to avoid. 

      • ApoNiLolo

        You still don’t get it do you? What I explained was for laymen, such like your pretentious self, to understand.

        Try to be a “national security risk”, and you’ll see how it is done. >: D

    • yellow_zombies

      It’s a cat and mouse game between online dissidents, hackers, members of Anonymous, etc. vs. the repressive governments like China, Iran, etc.

    • http://twitter.com/lewserkeym kim c.

      dont tell me they have to spend thousand of pesos just to trace the pathetic person who bullied him online, and what does he get? what does the public get? how does it affect his reputation? 

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

      You can mask your IP by subscribing to something like IP-Hide and when you access the internet you hit their server which is off-shore and you can choose location where philippines or any country for that matter that doesn’t have extradition treaty. You can then access the world wide web with different IP address. They cannot compel that company to disclose your original IP. That’s the reason why you pay them to mask your IP.

      I guess you know that once you signed up with any company that can mask your IP, you will be given an account to login to their server. Login to their server first before you open any browser to access the net!

  • ben311

    stop complaining and do something about it…be a hero !

  • bozzone

    iboto sa senado mga magaling na IT’s (‘o’)

  • Meow Ming

    Paano kung isama na rin ni sotto ang plagiarism sa cybercrime? ok lang kaya sa kanya?

    =)

  • ano ikaw

    produkto ng wanbol university, such a dumb as5….
    there are so many anonymous profiles in cyber space, ugok ka nga Mr Sotto….

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/4DASLVGY6G4DS7KFSDPAVAIYSI Henry

      Intindihin mo muna kasi nilalaman puro ka panghuhusga eh!

  • $25214711

    Blog is just a mere chat. Sharing opinions like comments in this article. You cannot take it as a fact because it’s merely an opinion to the topic and not consider as a news nor reality. That’s why blog site has a rules in accordance to the administrator. Dinginess is what he is known for so whoever gave him this idea, he should fire that guy,  What we need is a cyber law against plagiarism. Sit on it Mr. Senator.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004087418115 Len Grd

    What can we expect from him,every time he talks.he slurs.. Hahahaha nakakaawa nalang ang Pilipinas. We should start voting wisely kung hindi dadami si Sotto, Diyos Mio.

  • bozzone

    kinonsulta muna nc Kris bago pinermahan ni Pnoy..dba? ahehehehe

  • Paliwaweng

    Si Sotto, nagsasalita muna bago magiisip or baka di naaabot ng kanyang isip. Katulad ng sinabi nya kahapon sa Eat Bulaga na ang Australia ay part of Asia.
    Malaking kalituhan ang idudulot nito sa mga bata, pati ilang matatanda.
    Dapat mag public apology si Sotto sa nasabing misinformation.

    Ahhh baka nga pala yun ang turo sa wangbul university.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CJQU6JXTCCFD7OQAPKVJH3UIVM Lito

      Ngayon ko lang nalaman na parte pala ng Asya ang Australia. Mali pala ang Titser ko dati sa High School hehehe…Sotto should not be in Senate dapat doon nalang siya sa Wanbul University magturo.

    • Komentador

      Kaya daw Asia, kasi and Australia starts with  and ends with A, tulad ng Asia..hehheehe. nakakawalang respeto tlg ang senador na eto. Kung makulong daw because of cyber crime, sa cyber space din ba ang jail? Ganito na lang tayo mag-isip, joke joke joke, kasi yung mga gumagawa ng batas ay big jokes din..

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

      Sinabi ba talaga ni tito yun na ang Australia ay parte ng Asia? naku naman! bakit ba maaga namatay si yoyoy villame at hindi ka naturuan ng geography! Hindi ka naman nag-iisa tito sotto marami kayo diyan sa senado at sa lower house!

      Dapat pala i-demanda din si tito sotto ng national geography at ng australia!…..hehehe

  • walaKA

    Sotto thinks that upon his insertion of this provision of libel on Cyber-crime Law, he’s now free from criticism..Character assassination won’t work on him either coz he was completely damaged already..This law won’t save him..

  • laudkendaya

    Sotto, you’re nothing but a second rate, trying hard COPY-PASTE….ako rin ata  :D

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SHJZR76LIZ3P6EC3DHL5RKXKAU Sargo

    Mr. Sotto idemanda mo na yung mga nagkokoment sayo dito! cyber crime na yan 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/TENB6J6HFKGRAEKHBZXICHZGKE Michelle

      idedemanda talaga dapat para matuto at hindi na ulit manghusga!

      • thewhitehorse

        Michelle hindi masamang maghusga… Example pag sinabi ko na si sotto ay plagiarizer eh hindi ako masama non at di ako dapat idemanda kasi totoo naman yon.. Ang masama ay ang mgparatang ng walang ng walang basis.

  • speedstream2

    Mirror, mirror on the wall….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AJVFGREFB2WJ5ORE6CHJXLMOTE Jimmy

    i admire senator guingona, he is a true legislator. mr. sotto is a comedian turned senator voted by the pinoys. democracy or democrazy?

  • vaporub123

    mr. sotto,people like you is making a mockery of the senate.its better for you to just down and finish your term, retire from politics and concentrate on your noon time show ” eat bulaga ” where you are better off with your jokes.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    Sotto:”What’s wrong with Stealing and Lying?”

  • ApoNiLolo

    The problem with Sotto is he can’t distinguish (or doesn’t understand) the responsibility imposed on the PRESS with the right of the general public to express their opinion. Dahil he was “owned” by both side, nilahat nya na. Even if it means stepping, nay, trampling on our constitutional right to FREE SPEECH!

  • TON_SING_WAH

    sino ang unang ikukulong na cyber user??..libel,plagiarism,copyright law??..lol cyber sex?…we need to shift to VPN..for security..lol

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

    The provision of a libel law on Cybercrime Prevention Act seems to complement the “Politicians First” policy of the government.  Nothing really new.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLJGFBUTEWDNC6FCF7GT5TUYXA Rommel

      It’s not only for politicians. It’s for everyone. Para sa lahat itong batas na toh.

  • Benaque

    Mr. Kopya Sotto, why don’t you apologize first para naman mabalik yung integredad mo kung meron man.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/MWKNUPJNJKIL6SKJNT5MN62Y3A Harold

      bakit hihingi ng tawag si Sen.Sotto kung simula pa lang wala naman syang ginawang mali?

      • thewhitehorse

        At wala rin syang nagawang tama…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLJGFBUTEWDNC6FCF7GT5TUYXA Rommel

        Do you think mali parin na maipasa ang batas na ito?

  • w4d

    Sotto wants to indiscriminately and aggressively go after journalist and bloggers who have exposed his mental challenges. The provision of the law in itself, lacks guidelines. So if I comment negatively on this forum, who will he sue? Me or the author of this article?

    I cannot imagine Sotto holding office again. Let’s be smart voters. If Anabel Rama wins a seat in Congress, hehehe, that says a lot about voters in Cebu.LOL….

  • yellow_zombies

    Welcome to the newest Communist country, the Philippines.

    • JK1000

      Istupido

  • damuhoka

    Simple lang yan Comedian Sotto, dahil general media is paid to propagate news and opinions, samantalang ang blog is for written usapan at pagmumunimuni.. That means mas mataas ang ipinapataw na responsibilidad sa kanila kesa sa GENERAL PUBLIC! 

    at ibig lang sabihin nun kung kame ay nagtweet o nagblog, nagmuni-muni kami ng {myname}+Sotto.. e libelous na?  Eng eng ka ba?-Question yan at hindi pagtira… 

    At ang ibig sabihin din ba nun e pag hindi mo nahagilap ang nagmuni-muni na ngttweet sayo mgffile ka naman ng “class action suit” against the Commenters of the Philippines? 

    again.. {myname}+nga_tlaga_Sotto..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_B4DPPKYMPLAIYRJU6CFIYXVHCI Mary de la Cruz

    Takot sa kanyang sariling anino…. Ganyan ang ginawa nila kay Willie Revillame..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_B4DPPKYMPLAIYRJU6CFIYXVHCI Mary de la Cruz

    Tingnan mo ang muka ni Sotto at ni Hudas… magkamukha. hehehe

  • bellabtennis

    Sotto you are digging yourself deeper and deeper in the hole. Everytime you open your mouth you let out some of the most ridiculous, dumb statements to come out of any person, yet you call yourself a senator. Enough already! Resign while you have an ounce of dignity left — or do you?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLJGFBUTEWDNC6FCF7GT5TUYXA Rommel

      Paano kasi lahat na lang ng ginagawa at sinasabi ni Sotto minamasama na lang. Parang sanay na lahat na ganun ang gawin at hindi naman siguro yun tama.

  • clavenilo

    All of you there bumabatikos kay Honorable Sotto ( including me ) you should be worried, the latest survey ng mga senatoriables, ay maramin na naman classmate ito si Sotto by 2013. Puede ba yan e hati ang Senate Section 1 at Section 2 , si Sotto sa Section 3 .

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BPF4L6M77JLD3FVQTGXQBRTUPY Sarcee

      erase na lang comment ko .. mahirap na…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6L2QCCYRYJZLHMET4JLNWPB46U ampyrms

    “if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. Senator Sotto, that’s for you to ponder, and I hope you can understand.

  • maximus_meridius

    Paano kaya naging senador ang katulad nito mag isip?

    • Mona

      Natural binoto ng tao. Kung maka judge kayo daig niyo pa ibang senador, akala niyo alam niyo lahat. 

    • Rofolfo

      I see no wrong in this law and including libel in it. 

  • dikoy321

    Views from Germany:

    Sotto, the comedian, doesn’t really get it!
    We have ourselves to blame for having such an ignoramus in the August chamber!

    Let’s learn the lesson and NEVER again put dummies as country’s leaders!

    Forward, not backward, PHILIPPINES  !!!

    ….

  • dikoy321

    An idiot cannot think deeper than a one-celled amoeba…
    An ignoramus cannot go higher than the level of his low IQ…

    Come to think of it, one’s pimple on his forehead can even be higher than his brain!

    REJECT the TRAPOS, the CORRUPT, the DYNASTY propagators!

    Forward  PH I L I P P I N E S  !!!

  • Rofolfo

    There is really nothing wrong in including libel in the cybercrime prevention act. It will just teach bloggers on how to responsible blogging. We still have our freedom of speech and what we need to do is use in the right manner.

    • maximus_meridius

      Bro, nasa kaninong payroll ka ba?  Kay Sotto ba o sa communications group ng malacanang?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5NNY253OOX7LY6ZKXS4VVKHZGI Xandrix

    Australi part of Asia? wow, that’s a Sotto original.

    • Sam

      Dear perfectionist, hindi na ba pwedeng magkamali? Hindi dahil galit ka sa kanya lahat nalang ng sabihin niya e kamalian sayo. Try mo intindihin muna ang batas tsaka ka magcomment nung nararapat.

  • Freddie73

    Expressing one’s opinion, whether derogatory or not against any person, is not libel  except in the Philippines!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/LWA3YDHDFXIYL3J64NLILU6YBM Jello

    It is never right to say something which is not true about others so it is never right to commit libel even in the cyberspace.

    • Ganymede

      Papano kung nagsasabi ka ng totoo pero kinasuhan ka pa rin ng libel kasi kontra ka sa isang politiko? Kahit na mapawalangsala ka ng judge sa huli.. yun perhuwisyo na makukuha mo pag file ng kaso sayo at pag attend ng mga hearing ay sapat na para ma discourage kang kumontra sa lahat ng sasabihin ng kaaway mo. This can be a form of harassment. Like yun plagiarism issue ni Sotto. Alam naman natin lahat that he really did commit plagiarism, we are telling the truth but simply because napapahiya siya he will file libel against the person telling him that he plagiarized. E kung common tao lang yun nag blog perhuwisyo sa kanya yun! So in effect harassment. So ang mangyayari mag agree ka nalang sa lahat ng sasabihin ng politicos natin or shut up nalang.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/4GAGU3D2OUBWCKFB3WUWTALDXU Brahman

        Buti ka pa Mang Teban may utak, yong iba dito na pro-sotto nasa inuupoan nila ng mga utak. Opps, baka malibel ako ng mga walang utak, lol. Sayang di na pala pwede negative comments sa Internet, kaya bow na lang tayo ng bow, Philippine is a communist country now. Susunod na dyan mga placard sa rally, kasi negative comments din yon laban sa mga walang utak, in other words, bobo or stupid kagaya ng iba dito at ng mga polpol na na binoto ng mga bobo.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/LWA3YDHDFXIYL3J64NLILU6YBM Jello

    Hindi naman nawawala at mawawala ang freedom of expression natin dahil lang sa batas na ito.

    • Dennis

      Tama, kaya wala naman talaga tayo dapat ikagalit o ikatakot eh.

  • pinoy917

     Para ano?  gagamitin na naman ng mga politikong pulpol na katulad ni Sotto na i-harass ang mga bloggers sa internet.  it is a very complicated issue to even prosecute a blogger.   Eh paano kung ang blogger eh taga ibang bansa?  Ano ang gagawin mo Sotto?  Ipapatawag mo ba siya sa senado?  Haysus maryosep!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/R57XVYOG7RTH2KEZW77CJCUB6Q Frances

      Paano mo naman sinasabi na hinaharass ni Sotto yung mga bloggers e ang gusto lang naman niya e maging responsble ang mga bloggers sa sasabihin nila.

      • arangel625

        tama para may ma kopya sya sa mga bloggers.heheheh

      • Ganymede

        Pano maging responsable? Yun hindi tututol sa lahat ng sasabihin niya? Masyadong subjective yan ang judge ang mag dedetermine yun libel o hindi. Pero dahil sa apg kinasuhan ka nia Sotto ay mapeperhuwisyo ka.. can be used to harass people.. ang mangyayari hindi ka nalang kokontra sa kanya para walang gulo. Indirectly, parang nawawalan ng kalayaan ang tao na kumontra sa lahat ng sasabihin ng politicos.. So wala ng freedom of speech or expression.

  • Usi Sero

    This is clear indication that they want to silence their critics. 

    Majority of the voters don’t have time to research for the candidate’s qualification…they vote for the name they recognize, e.g., Sotto, Muhlach, Rama, Gomez, etc. This practice of voting will not change until voters learn how valuable their “one vote” is. Fellow bloggers..let’s do our share to educate voters…stop this cycle of incompetency from multiplying.  
     

  • tekateka

    Sotto is plain dumb… he belongs to the Garbage bin…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QHGUJ3OJZAOIMBYYWTABNV2EEM Ai

    Libel? Sotto is trying to earn back the respect of the populace pagkatapos ng kanyang kapalpakan. Sadly, habang bumubuka ang kanyang bibig – lalo lamang syang nagmumukhang kawawa. tsk tsk tsk, tingin ko di na sya nakaka-pagkatulog.
     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BPF4L6M77JLD3FVQTGXQBRTUPY Sarcee

    Sotto: What’s wrong with having libel law in cyber space?Ako: Whta’s wrong with having comedians/actors in the Senate?Same answer??

  • spearheads

    Why don’t they just cut off or take control of the world wide web’s flow of information into the Philippines like what China and other oppressive regimes are doing? Second option is ban all social sites and public forums. Pinahahaba pa ang prosesyon, doon din naman ang tuloy. Anyway the way things are going, we will be annexed to China in the future so might as well practice what the China government is doing. With the administration’s control over all branches of government lahat ng gusto ni PNoy masusunod at di na kailangan ang Martial Law. So go for it PNoy, nasa likod mo ako para itulak ka.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LLPTRPFUTYJXKI3KJS4B2UO4LI Jim De Garman

    sotto is pretending to be unique scholar in a well known university..either he is a class veledictorian in Wanbul he couldn’t dictate his mind dahil and alam lang naman niya ay mangopya ng mga sulat ng mga writer..i think sotto don’t even know to navigate his google map kaya ang sabi Australia is a part of Asia.

    well..ganyan talaga nango-ngopya na nga mali pa.

  • Ganymede

     Why would you compare media people to the general public?

  • spearheads

    Natatawa na lang ako dito sa mga yellows kung bakit si Sotto ang sinisisi. Hindi naman yan magiging batas kung ayaw pumirma ang idol nila. Kung ayaw ni PNoy yong siningit ni Sotto sana  ginamit niya ang kanyang veto power para di magiging batas yong cyber crime law. Kundi naman alam ni PNoy yong siningit ni Sotto eh di lalo nyong sisihin si PNoy dahil pumirma ng walang alam, mga pasaway!

  • JosengSisiw1

    There is a new word for idiot_TSotto…

  • JK1000

    Enrile’s puppet !  Lahat ng mga tuta ni Enrile sa Senado ay puro mga walang alam,katulad nina Honasan, Jinggoy Estrada, Tito Sotto. Matinik din mamili ng mga “tuta” ni Manong para madaling mauto.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    ano naman masama kung minsan ay critic ka ng isang government official na ang pinag-gagawa ay nakakatawa para sa bansa…masama ba yun, you have to improve the way you act in the senate kasi senador ka ng bansa nito, kung pwede lang palitan ka ay si VIC SOTTO na lang ang pumalit sa pwesto mo, mas matino pa yata ang younger brother mo pagdating sa seryosong usapan…kung di mo matanggap ang critics ng mga tao ay dapat wag ka na sumali sa election…papaano kung may mga critics din galing sa congressmen or senators against you TITO, at nasa media news ang mga comment nila against you, ibig sabihin ba CYBERCRIMES BULLIES ba sila sa iyo at huhulihing ng PNP at NBI??? di ko maintindihan ang iniisip mo, sali na rin ako sa ELECTION bilang SENATOR ….haaa

  • LegalJustice

    Mga Taong Bayan mga Artistang tatakbo ngayong 2013 Election – ito palang ang alam ng karamihan:

    Mga kababayan matoto naman tayo sanang bomoto – maawa naman tayo sa Pilipinas.

    1. Annabelle Rama – Running for Congress in Cebu City
    2. Aga Mulach – Congressional Candidate in Camarines Sur
    3. Jolo Revilla  – Vice Governor in Cavite – Anak ni Sen Bong Revilla and Congresswoman Leni Mercado. ( Dynasty nga naman ! ).

  • w33k3nd3r

    How about we ask you a more valid question, Sotto– What are you doing in the Senate?

  • $27317632

    What’s wrong ? You’re in the wrong place, the senate is a place for those who have deep tolerance to criticism.

  • Jerry_SeinfeId

    Tito Sotto, mag-aral ka nga, napaka-TANGA mo as in!!!  Ikaw lang ang nakita kong tao na nagnakaw na nga ng panalita ng iba, aba! ikaw pa ang galit, ang lupit mo. Isa kang henyo… ng mga squatter! You’re in the senate dummy, not out in the wet market where you belong, really!

    • jerry_tan

      kawawa naman mga squatter at nasa wet market. not in the defense of sotto, pero may pagkahambog din, ano?

  • OFWs – symptom of sick economy

    Tito Sotto. it was an issue of plagiarism. the people don’t like what you did so they give you that commentaries. you should be mature enough to take the message. Tanga Sotto!

  • OFWs – symptom of sick economy

    this issue should be internationalized so that this law would face objectivity!

  • https://profiles.google.com/u/1/105641608693057743697/about?hl=en mang romy

    the gentleman from nueva ecija can never actually understand all the implications of this cybercrime law since everyday of the week he is hosting a noontime show, cracking jokes, and philandering with girls in skimpy outfit.

    so what if you’re the chairman of dangerous drug board? why do we still have drug users as young as 12? 

    you should have done a lot more. a lot more of COPY-PASTE and FILIPINO translation… 

    so sue me.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    whats wrong….ask TITO…haaa  balang araw kung may mag-criticise sa iyo ng kapwa mo lawmakers at na-print ang mga comments nila sa newspapers at na show sa mga T.V. station against you, anong tawag mo dyan…MR. SOTTO…CYBERCRIME BULLYING at huhulihin ng PNP at NBI ang mga ito…parang kang DIKTADOR….

  • soccerg0d

    Lito Lapid > Tito Sotto

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WEBHUWYTBKWJ6W6S2QE75TSOOY Rafael

    Profile of persons guilty of cybercrime
    1. The cannot agree to disagree
    2. KSP –Kulang sa pansin
    3. Trying hard to please everyone
    4. Has no respect for others
    5. Cannot form their own opinion that is why they just copy what others are saying
    6. Can’t argue well that is why they resort to profanities
    Cybercrime bill is not all about libel…please read it and understand. Instead of being suspicious and attack Sotto, social media users should first learn how to be responsible before making any comment.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/7X6D447DZNHXZZ6YF6WZYYFPZ4 Danilo

      Karamihan kasi nakikisawsaw lang hindi naman buo ang kaalaman.

    • Jose Ruiz

      marami kasing tinamaan sa libel kaya mga OA kung mag-react haha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/6IR2WG433AVFCWO2HP3QMC3OJM Aileen

      Mga walang respeto yung mga taong gumagawa ng kasiraan sa kapwa!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MWKNUPJNJKIL6SKJNT5MN62Y3A Harold

        at wala rin silang galang sa sarili nila dahil sa paninirang ginagawa nila, sinisira na rin nila ang kanilang mga sarili.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ECB3BIQ4OCOJDC2JBHYCBDW6RA David

      Mga galit kay Sen. Sotto disagree lang talaga ang alam. Minsan din naman maki agree kayo. Lahat ng ginagawa/sinasabi ni Sotto eh disagree na kaagad porke galit kayo. May magandang layunin din nmn si Sotto.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZDCOJO6Q5AEBPE7BEXT5ZLC4UQ Juvy

      Lalong lalo na yung mga taong ayaw sa kanya. Dapat nga suportahan naten si Sen. Sotto dahil maganda naman at nakakatulong sa lahat yung iniimplement nya.

      • Laarni Gulapa

        labag kasi sa gusto nila kaya dinadaan nila sa galit at paninira kay Sen. Sotto..its more of they’re kapritso, ginagawa lang pananggalang yung sinasabi nilang karapatan nila sa pagsabi ng opinyon pero ang totoo malilimitahan na kasi ang kaligayahan nilang manira ng tao

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y2ZBBLK4TIIM657J2DKSG73OKY Pilar

        Para bang takot silang hindi makapanira ng kapwa. Kaya inuusig nila si Tito Sotto.

    • Linda Bengzon

      i like the way you describe those guilty perosns especially the KSP one, that’s super true!haha

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/X3UFIOOVQ67ZS2DHQBYUB43PGQ Heart

        Napakadaming KSP sa mundo halos lahat yan siguradong tambay lang na mga nagpapansin at ito yung mga taong laging nasa net shop nag uubos ng pera makapanira lang.

      • ma_ri_fe

        KSP din yung mga taong nakikibelong lang sa isyu, may masabi lang, lalo na yung mga nasa twitter, nkikitrend lang para mapalapit sa mga kilalang personalidad at sa maraming tao, KSp talaga diba?hehe

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UKE7VQY47RHO3G6MB5MMB4BZNI Violy

      Nanghihikayat pa yung mga galit kay TitoSen para lalong magreact ng negative. edi parang sinabi ninyo na wala kayong sariling utak haha

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XFH3CDZSZKVLX4G74PJOQ3L64U Natx Bacalzo

    the plagiarist Sen Sotto is one person (and a senator at that!)  who thinks that his views is the only one and is always correct.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MBKSIGKOPY4TKVDM2YDPXKWEMY Juancho

    Kapag ba nagkamali ang isang tao t*ng* na? dapat makasuhan ng libel yung mga taong lantarang tinatawag na t*ng* o g*g* ang isang tao.

    *Just because you don’t agree with the person make him or her wrong
    *Those that are reacting violently with this Cybercrime Bill looks guilty.
    *He said that he included (not inserted) all crimes included in the revised penal code so liber is included not inserted. There is something sinister with the word inserted.
    *Sen. Sotto charge your vicious detractors already. We will support you all the way. We need to clean up these forums, get rid of all the epals and the like.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FYTCR4XV7NI7YFDHCJYODX7RFE Pearl

      Yung iba naman makapang husga wala na sa ayos.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/LKO4PSBPRJRX2IOBUMGCBEQNDQ Conrado

        Guilty lang talaga yung mga taong apektado.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JHH4QF3VGGXI6PHTO6ODTEKLCA Rex

      May kalalagyan din yang mga taong ganyan.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RN2C6HFTS2JMUGGL6TG4ZX5FHE Kris

        Sa kulungan na agad ng mabawasan yung mga guily na ayaw sa batas na ito! hahaha

    • Norma Ocampo

      its obvious na yung mga bloggers na against kay sotto ay ginagamit ung mga article nila para humanap ng kakampi ngayon para pabgsakin lalo ang senador. pinagtatakpan nila ang pagkatakot nila at pagiging guilty sa naturang batas

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JX4HJMWPBGIRXP27J5WMDISJBQ William

      Mga nagrereact lang talaga sa law na ito mga bloggers na sulat lang ng sulat pero hindi nag iisip at kasiraan lang ni Sen. Sotto ang alam isulat.

    • Ruby Castillo

      those persons kasi don’t have face in the net kaya malalakas ang loob mag-comment ng foul. sino kaya ang duwag ngayon?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/77CAEDQCKHHFHUJCWIEDWBU4WI Mark

        True! tignan ko lang kung makapag comment pa yung mga foul mag comment if kita ang face nila. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q46JYNDYRICXK6JLUUIJ34UVXY Lucy

      Tama nga naman “included” not “inserted” intindihin muna kasi bago magcomment o gumawa ng article/blogs nakakahiya lang kapag mali ang information.

      • Maricel Cabuhat

        noon pa man nagsasalita na ang mga bashers ni sotto ng di muna nag-iisip. sana may paraan para mahunting sila at maparusahan under cybercrime law

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/DLV532BQVU2LETXKISEESBVEYQ Resty

      Yah right! We will support Tito Sen kahit ano pang kasiraan ang ipukol sa kanya.

    • Lailani Gumatay

      they’ve been violent about the plagiarism issue and now reacting even more violently dahil guilting guilty sila..sobrang masaya kasi sila sa pagsira ng pagkatao ni tito sen at ngayon dahil sa naipasang CyberCrime Bill malapit ng matapos ang maliligayang araw nila hahaha

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/LWA3YDHDFXIYL3J64NLILU6YBM Jello

        True. Those who are reacting in this issue are the ones who are guilty.

    • Lizy_hanopol

      maraming tatamaan siguro sa number 1 mo..maraming gnyan dito..mga sarado na isip nila sa mga salungat sa kanila

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/2RQC34VVQYEZ56YXXDSZY6B6A4 grafitti

      does this mean na kapag magsalita against kay arroyo pwede ka na makasuhan ng libel

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/LWA3YDHDFXIYL3J64NLILU6YBM Jello

      I agree. Kailangan mawala yung mga taong hindi na tama at puro paninira na lang ang sinasabi.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6IR2WG433AVFCWO2HP3QMC3OJM Aileen

    Wala naman talagang mali sa sinasabi ni Sen. Sotto. Mali lang sya sa mga taong makikitid ang utak.

    • http://twitter.com/nocturnalchocl8 Garri M.

      You too don’t get it, do you? Ibig sabihin, sa kaunting “insulto” ng mga makikitid ang utak na mababasa nila, pwede na agad silang magsampa ng libel. Halimbawa, sa isang may-ari ng restaurant may nabasa siyang review na hindi maganda tungkol sa pagkain na binebenta nila, pwede na siyang magsampa ng libel dahil under the bill, it is described as derogatory. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/77CAEDQCKHHFHUJCWIEDWBU4WI Mark

        isa ka din sa makitid Garri M. hahaha galit ka kay Sotto dahil di mo sya naiintindihan. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/GLVRRP2BXORIAXLGLH6LXX2E3U Brando

        tama! mga naninira ng walang alam sa totoong issue, puro salita. mga mangmang naman pala. mahilig kasi masyadong magmarunong!

      • Linda Bengzon

        look at the words, they’re so foul and yung iba mga imbento lang para lang makasira ng pagkatao. those are really accountable for libel

      • dgboy

         wala karin pinagiba sa bullies, tsk tsk!

    • boybakal

       Agree…wala ngang mali sa sinabi ni Sotto.
      Ang mali nga lang pag nagcopy and paste ulit siya, di na siya titirahin ng mga bloggers kasi baka kasuhan ng libel…
      Tama si Tito, he cannot see the logic…kasi wala naman isip o logic si Tito.
      Sa copy and paste kailangan mo pang mag isip.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/TXCRRMQYWJBWNIY6MCWJEUOXJQ Berna

      dahil sa mga pinaglalaban ni Sen.Sotto kaya sya sinisiraan. kahit tama at mabuti na sa lahat ang ginagawa nya.

  • Eliseo Alampay

    ui txtman search mo daw ung IS PLAGIARISM WRONG..kala naman nya wala syang ginawang mali sa buong buhay nya kung makapagsalita..anlakas pa ng loob magsabi ng tungkol sa values..perpekto ata sya eh haha

    • boybakal

      mali pala ang posting ko sorry…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPGUIIJ44DMCSONOPI4JAEMUZM lex

    sotto leave the cyber community alone! we don’t want you there, it is beyond you or any man to put rules and laws in cyber community, you did not create it, therefore it is beyond you stupid son of bi*ch!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLJGFBUTEWDNC6FCF7GT5TUYXA Rommel

      Kung ayaw niyo e bakit wala kayong ibang ginawa kundi siraan si Sotto sa cyberspace?

  • junviray

    Aside from the prior restraint and curtailment of free expression, I think there are questions on the penalty on libel – there is a seeming disparity on the penalty for cyber libel and the existing one. One is led to believe that it is better to slander a person point-blank than tweet or blog him on the web.

  • Linda Bengzon

    look at those people, kung pansinin ang way ng pagcomment mo grabe. bat kaya di nila sitahin ung mga bunganga at pag-iisip nila sa pagsasabi ng masama sa iba lalo na kay sen sotto?REALLY PITIFUL! mga kala mo kung sinong magagling pumanin ng kamalian sa iba pero sa mga sarili nila nag-bubulag bulagan sa mga pagkakamali nila!

  • Lailani Gumatay

    para sakin hindi liable writer si raissa robles, pag may hindi siya gustong personalidad ginagamit nya yung articles nya para siraan yun at para manghikayat pa ng tao na umayon sa kanya

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C5Z4NHC3TEBKQJ33ZFE2QE365I Andy

      tama. Anong klaseng manunulat. Masyadong bias.

  • boybakal

    Why is there a need to charge a blogger of Libel.
    The best thing the PDI or any newspaper should do is flagged down the comment or don’t post the blog. It is like editing. It is in the hands of the newspaper to say yes or no to the post.

    Public blogging is like Palengke talk. Use of foul language but nonsense or does not mean it.
    Sottos anti cyber law is more a crime than cyber posting.

  • dgboy

    ang mga nagcocoment sa issue na ito ay mga tunay na guilty, haha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QDTZ6622IUMZCZIZBBIPZZ6NTM Prince

      Edi guilty ka rin? haha

  • Maricel Cabuhat

    tama, ang freedom of speech may limitasyon. di dapat inaabuso to dahil lang gusto nyong apakan ang pagkatao ng isang personalidad like sotto

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/NKMLL6HD6WUINN5XQWNKKQDFEA Edwin Edwin

      ano ba ang pagkatao ni Sotto? di ba copy and paste lang? Ikaw ba alam mong ang Australia ay kasama sa 7 Continents at hindi part ng Asia???

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/TENB6J6HFKGRAEKHBZXICHZGKE Michelle

        hindi sya nag copy paste! kung nanunuod kayo ng balita at alam nyo ang lahat, malalaman nyo ding mali mali ang mga pinagbibintang nyo kay Sen.Sotto!

      • gardo_versoza

        michelle tama ka, hindi si sotto mismo ang nagcopy paste..yun mga binabayadan nyang advisors at researchers..pero dahil sya ang nagdeliver ng speech, guilty sya sa kasong plagiarism..
        ayun e nag “copy-paste” ka ng walang paalam sa tunay na may akda ng pinagkuhanan mo, at ipinalalabas mo na ikaw ang orihinal na may akda ng mga sinabi mo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/D4WFTXWT2RLYMDUITGMF7V6VJY Jasmin

        Kung makapang judge ka naman na copy paste pagkatao, masyado mong binabase sa galit mo ang panukat mo. Eh ikaw anong pagkatao mo? Puro paninira lang alam mo e.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y427NP4QEQ3BNLVOE4LXBSLWYY Gretchen

        Ang oa mo naman. Pati 7 continents dinadamay mo pa. ikaw alam mo ba yang mga pinagsasabi mo?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UFBMA7VDCNY2NXIBMTLFJBHTP4 Maria

        kung makapagkwesyon ka naman sa pagkatao ni Sotto akala mo kung sino ka. Magaling ka lang manghusga pero wala ka talagang alam. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QDTZ6622IUMZCZIZBBIPZZ6NTM Prince

        bat ikaw ba hindi ka nagcopy paste sa buong buhay mo? ano ngayon ang pagkatao mo!

      • AlejandrinoY

        Tama ka diyan. Edwin, kaya kung hinde mo alam o hinde ka siguradong tama ang sasabihin mong sagot huag ka na lang kumibo para hinde lumabas na wala ka palang alam, kung hinde ka man bobo. para sabihin mo ng may pagmamalaki na ang Australia ay nasa continente ng Asia ay nakakahiya.

  • Maricris Capinpin

    oo nga. halos ayaw ng mga media na yan na pinapakelaman sila. ang lagi nilang panapal, freedom of speeh. langyang freedom of speech na yan. eh pano naman ang karapatan ng mga personalidad na sinisiraan nila

    • joanne velasco

      tama ka. freedom of speech ang ginagamit nila lalo na kung may tinitira silang personalidad. hayyyy…. dapat kahit paano tapyasan ang pangil ng media…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QDTZ6622IUMZCZIZBBIPZZ6NTM Prince

        Totoo! kaya nga by this act matututo tayong gamitin ng tama ang freedom of expression.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UFBMA7VDCNY2NXIBMTLFJBHTP4 Maria

        Sana nga maging malinaw sa isipan ng lahat ang mga matutulong ng Act na ito..

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y427NP4QEQ3BNLVOE4LXBSLWYY Gretchen

        Yun lang ang tanging paraan nila para takpan ang mga kalokohan nila kaya tama lang na maipasa ang cybercrime and libel case.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2RQC34VVQYEZ56YXXDSZY6B6A4 grafitti

    does this mean na kapag magsalita against kay arroyo pwede ka na makasuhan ng libel

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/R57XVYOG7RTH2KEZW77CJCUB6Q Frances

      If it’s not true, kung hindi totoo ang sinasabi then kakasuhan ka talaga ng libel.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C5Z4NHC3TEBKQJ33ZFE2QE365I Andy

      Kung hindi totoo at puro paninira lang… pwedeng pwede..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JYJ7XBX7RV7GBR4JIDET5XNTN4 Rizalina Rizal

    Sotto, if words can hurt you, umalis ka na sa senado. Huwag mong gamitin ang libel lawsuit para takutin ang mga tao na nagsasabi ng katotohanan tungkol sa iyo. Huwag mong gayahin si walanghiyang Erap Estrada.

    Libel must be decriminalized para hindi na magamit ng mga kurakot na public officials sa pananakot sa mga taong  gustong magsabi ng katotohanan regarding sa pangungurakot of such public officials.

  • gardo_versoza

    Onion skin at immature na senador yan si sotto..nung nagsisimula yang senador, gumawa yan ng issue para subukang mai-ban ang isang kanta ng Eraserhead yun “Alapaap”..natatawa siguro ngayon sa kabobohang ginawa nya nuon yang si sotto..ilan taon pa kaya ang kelangan para ma realize nya ang kabobohang pinaggagagawa nya ngayon sa senado..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLJGFBUTEWDNC6FCF7GT5TUYXA Rommel

      Paano mo makikita ang tamang gingawa ni Sotto kung puro pagkakamali lang niya ang tinitignan mo?

      • nakatutok

        ikaw siguro si Councilor Gian???

      • gardo_versoza

         ahmmm..meron bang tamang ginawa si sotto?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C5Z4NHC3TEBKQJ33ZFE2QE365I Andy

      Oh anong nangyari? kwento mo pa. talino mo eh. makapagsabi kang bobo. galing mo sir! idol ka na ng bayan niyan.

      • gardo_versoza

        yun na ba ang depensa mo kay sotto? dahil sa sinabi kong bobo sya, mas magaling at matalino na ako? di mo ba sya ipagtatanggol sa mga palabas nya sa senado?
        isipin mo ngang mabuti, bago sya naging artista at senador, naging musician muna sya. kung ikaw ay may utak, alam mo na siguro ang ibig kong sabihin..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y427NP4QEQ3BNLVOE4LXBSLWYY Gretchen

      Palitan mo na siya sa Senado. Magaling ka naman e.

      • nakatutok

        Ciara ikaw ba yan??…o si Ate Helen ka??

      • gardo_versoza

         gretchen, hindi ko pwedeng palitan si sotto. nasa ibang bansa ako eh. pero hayaan mo, nalalapit na ang eleksyon. sa mga kagaguhang ginagawa nya sa senado alam na ng mga tao kung karapat dapat pa nga siyang iboto.

  • jpastor

    Sotto showed bad example to the people by plagiarizing. He should have put himself on every pinoy situation about having a senator using other people works and acting as if he owns it. Dapat isama muna ang plagiarism ng senator sa speeches kung ganun. Gusto lang gumanti dahil nabuking sa kapalpakan ng pangongopiya niya at ang kapal ng mukha ni ayaw mag-sorry. 
    Gumawa na rin ng bill na parusahan ang senators na makapal ang pagmumukha – The 4″-thick Face Bill.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UFBMA7VDCNY2NXIBMTLFJBHTP4 Maria

      Hala! ganti agad? kung gusto niya talagang gumanti edi sana dineretso niya ng magsampa ng libel kung kanikanino. Sa dami ba naman ng namemersonal sa kanya e. Pero hindi naman di ba? Ang dali niyo kasing magbigay ng maling conclusion sa lahat ng gagawin ni Sotto.

  • ano ikaw

    paano mo i-enforce ang cyber lawsa taong nasa ibang bansa?

    Paano mo ma-prueweba na siya nga ang ng post ng mensahe?

    Wanbol graduate ka nga.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

    Maybe the law is patterned after communism.  Vietnam probably has a similar law that allowed it to put in prison the 3 bloggers who posted anti-government comments.

  • alejandro

    Ang dami niyong sinasabi. Kung ayaw ninyong makasuhan ng libel o kung ano ano pa man, umayos kayo. Gawin niyo yung tama. Tutal mga nagmamagaling naman kayo di ba? parang lahat naman alam niyo di ba? So I think alam niyo naman ang tama at mali. Kung ayaw niyo makasuhan and whatsoever. Ayos ayos din!

  • http://www.angdabawenyo.com Blogie Robillo

    If Sotto can’t see the logic, as he says, he has no place in the Senate. He has no right to be a lawmaker at all.

  • $16638896

    antayin nalang natin ulit si mr skul bukul maglabas ng speech about this issue, bka nagreresearch pa sya hihihihihihi

  • nakatutok

    skul skul  skul bukol yeebah….kailan ka ulit mag privilege speech mr sottobot??

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Halá ca, bacá mademanda ca sa comento mo, LOL! =)

  • lean28

    tama si guingona…… tama si trillanes yan ang may mga isip. dapat nga i-encourage ang masa to comment on things that affect our lives. you senators doesn’t have the monopoly of good and great ideas. like sotto,jingoy and many others in the senate and congress, they should not be there in the first place. Sayang ang time sa mga privilege speeches nila taong bayan ang nagpapasweldo sa kanila. sayang din ang space sa diyaryo at T.V. puro nonsense ang mga sinasabi. nung araw kung hindi mataas ang pinag-aralan mo o may angking talino ka talaga di ka ma boboto sa senado. TAONG BAYAN…… TANDAAN NYO ANG MGA TAONG ITO….huwag natin hayaang kasaysayan ang mag husga sa kanila,,,,,,, ITO ANG PANAHON NATIN….. HUSGAHAN SILA SA ELECTION. 

    • BUDOYABNOY

      mag put up ng website called MARKADO KA…. 

  • lean28

    Taong bayan…… naibsan ba ang kahirapan sa buhay natin sa paninilbihan ng mga politikong sikat kuno pero walang silbi sa bayan? si Robredo ba ay binigyan nila ng confirmation as DILG chief? Ayaw ng mga politikong ito sa matitinong tao. Hayaan natin ang mga ‘bains’ sa senado tulad nila Defensor, Enrile, Drilon, angara, cayetano, escudero, lacson, legarda, osmena, pangilinan, honasan, trillanes, recto at villar, at least ang mga taong ito ay may kakayahan mag-isip ng tama kung gugustuhin nila para sa bayan. ang iba kalabit penge lang ng ideas.

    • BUDOYABNOY

      palitan na ang mga yan, million billion na ang nakukurakot nila sa kaban ng bayan.

  • Micki Aviado

    So Sotto considers internet libel a crime, but not internet plagarism? He’s such a hypocrite…

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Unfortunately, plagiarism isn’t really a crime in the Philippines. At least, not yet.

      • Karabukov

        It is probably covered by copyright laws.

  • lean28

    i don’t give much criticism on plagiarism if indeed the situation demands for same idea. there’s no such thing as original idea. All that’s in our mind is somewhat copied from what we heard  read and see. we copied our parents way of thinking when a situation arises as long as what we preach is true and moral. well……. for a senator like sotto, he should infuse some ad-lib.

    • BUDOYABNOY

      kahit na dapat i acknowledge mo yon. walang kopyahan…ano sya, mmay doctorate degree on law and jurisprudence? nya ha h ah

  • lean28

    Sotto underestimated the intelligence of the public.

  • Gil L. Gregorio

    It was vindictive on the part of Sen. Sotto. Before the passing of the law, he was already “threatening” the cyber people to watch out. If this kind of senator is retained in the Senate, it would be a harmful idea. Personally, I looked on Sen. Sotto as unusual kind of a “contagious virus” infecting, as if gagging, my mouth from speaking the real truth of his “plagiaristic pitfalls” now passed to the general public. He blamed on “cyber bullying” which started from his own wrong-doing.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HURHTRIVVZLV2NZWFGQHNDGPKY isaac

    SOTTO, TALANGKA TALAGA ANG UTAK MO. hindi mo pag-aari ang internet lalo na ng pilipinas, papaano mo aasuntuhin ang taong wala sa pinas, at gumagamit ng alias? HIBANG, sobra ka na naman  sa shabu!!

  • gardo_versoza

    watch youtube and check WOTL (word of the lourd) episode entitled Sottohin Mo..

  • KonsensyaNgBayan

    Gagong Xenrox Copier na to!!! SIRA NA NAMAN!!!…Kahit kailan! pangit na ang kopya, wala pang magandang idea!!!..

  • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

    ¡Teofisto Guingona III para presidente de Filipinas! ¡Chos, hehehe!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NDUOLIK3VRVIXBY23GVSY4PHQQ Vijay

    You can’t see the logic? What’s logical in copy pasting a Senate speech,tell the people,now.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZK33S4NH6ZGX3GCZAWRF44CO74 dfggfn gfnfgn

    i think senator sotto is taking this thing too personal

  • BUDOYABNOY

    Huh? so, how can your law claim territory or sovereignty over “cyberspace”, sige nga? sa america nga na sila ang nag imbento ng FB at Google, walang cyber law? sa wanbul university yes pwede. ha ha ha

  • BUDOYABNOY

    kasama ba jan si Lord Valdermot? pwede din ba sya kasuhan? Si I love you virus pwede? ha h ah a

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYOOV4G4NWE3DFFO5ZFW4DQE7Y Woo Hoo

    sotto, sotto, sotto…… when will you ever learn that bullying the internet is a shtoopid idea……

  • Rolly257

    Senator Sotto is a lying thief plagiarist, sabi ni Sarah Pope…huwag pamarisan.

    The Cybercrime Prevention Act is tyrannical and oppressive. Have this Law repealed or amended.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    LYING THIEF la pa rin SOTTO

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NDUOLIK3VRVIXBY23GVSY4PHQQ Vijay

    Bukas sabihin mo: What’s wrong in having a copy pasted speech in the Senate?
    You know may isip ka namang gumawa ng saloobin mo,kasong nga lang Tamad kang mag isip ng original na speech mo.

  • john_constantine

    Hahaha since when is opining that Sotto is stupid regarded as cyberbullying?

  • Kid Kara

    “what’s wrong with having libel law in cyberspace?”

    What a stoopid question to ask!!



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