This briefer presents emerging issues in digital rights in the Philippines and recommendations on how the Philippine government can further protect citizens’ digital rights. The issues identified include increased exposure to cybersecurity risks, inadequate privacy policies and accountability mechanisms, and lack of transparency. To address these issues, this briefer recommends the creation of a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights and improved transparency and remedy mechanisms.

Publication date: September 2019

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