The complex web of ICT laws offers little protection for freedom of expression in the Philippines

Foundation for Media Alternatives in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications and the Cyrilla Collaborative is proud to share, “Unshackling Expression: The Philippines Report.” Developed by the Foundation for Media Alternatives, an organization that assists the civil society in the use of ICTs for empowerment, the report looks at Read more…

What comes next after the Terror Law? FMA convenes civil society reps to talk about the future of free speech

On 20 August 2020, FMA organized an online discussion titled What’s Next for the FOE Advocacy? The discussion was livestreamed to the public via Facebook Live and featured speakers from various sectors, namely, Rep. Carlos Zarate from Bayan Muna Party-List, Ms. Judy Pasimio from In Defense of Human Rights and Read more…

Open letter to request for strong user privacy protections in the Philippines’ COVID-19 contact tracing efforts

08 July 2020   The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) Department of Health (DOH) Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Multisys Technology Corporation (Multisys) World Health Organization (WHO)   Open letter to request for strong user privacy protections in the Philippines’ COVID-19 contact Read more…