On reopening of classes, fintech regulations, consumer woes on the state of telcos in the Philippines: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

September 1-15, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. DTI-BOI: Two ‘hyperscalers’ from US, China to enter Philippines “Hyperscalers” are global technology companies providing cloud and internet-based services. They require huge amounts Read more…

On the regulation of e-wallets, missed budget allocation, and tax plans for online creators: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

August 16-31, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. DICT credits ‘impressive’ growth in internet speed to common tower policy On Thursday, the Department of Information and Communications Technology commended the country’s Read more…

On digital transformation, initiatives of online platforms, and the dangers that come with the use of online spaces: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

August 1-15, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. Telcos: Keep easier permit process for towers Philippine telecommunications companies are hoping that the Duterte administration will be able to make the telecommunications Read more…

On the investigation of state-funded trolls, automation, and the privacy concerns on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

July 16-31, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. Philippines’ internet speed faster in June The June 2021 Mobile and Fixed Broadband Internet Speeds report of Ookla Speedtest said the Philippines’s average Read more…

On issues of internet access, cybersecurity measures, and vaccine rollout: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

July 1-15, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. DITO Telecommunity bolsters footprint with 17 more covered areas DITO Telecommunity has broadened its reach by adding 17 new areas, covering a total Read more…

On fighting disinformation, digitalizing services, and seeking for a stronger data privacy law: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

June 16-30, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. Bill filed in Senate seeking to develop satellite-based Internet access Senate Bill No. 2250 seeks to improve Internet access in the country’s satellite Read more…

On press censorship, digital economy, and the ‘new normal’: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup

May 16-31, 2021 The Digital Rights Roundup, published by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. Gov’t asked to put teeth to legislation on IP protection MSMEs should look into investing in intellectual property (IP) protection as not giving Read more…