Tag: Expanded Anti-Wiretapping Act of 2016

Speech before Apptitude and Abogadong Pinoy

Over the past year, we often hear that in the midst of the crises we face, we must seize every opportunity that comes our way. Between you and me, our present reality goes beyond that: crises present not just opportunities but critical junctures through which societies change.

We are fortunate that just within our reach is an arsenal that can transform societies in ways unimaginable. I speak of information technology –one of our anchors for stability in these otherwise uncertain times. It has become more than a tool for progress; it has transformed into a defining force for virtually all societies to survive.

I am glad to speak before all of you for this same agenda: we must harness technology and innovation to adapt to the change of our time.

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Read: Senate Bill 1210: Expanded Anti-Wire Tapping Act of 2016

Prepared jointly by the Committees on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs and National Defense and Security

Sponsorship Speech for SB 1210 (Expanded Anti-Wiretapping Act of 2016)

Mr. President, fellow members of this august chamber, I have the honor to report on the Senate floor Senate Bill No. 1210, entitled “An Act Expanding the Scope and Coverage of Republic Act No. 4200, otherwise known as an Act to Prohibit and Penalize Wire Tapping and other Related Violations of the Privacy of Communication, and for Other Purposes,” as embodied in Committee Report No. 4, in substitution of Senate Bills 21, 48, 871 and 950.

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