The order came days after the high court issued a stern warning against a certain Lorraine Badoy.
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“We see the dangers it poses to the public, especially now that our data seemed to have been leaked, and that the collected information were not protected.”
“That the incident took place in Metro Manila indicates how brazen the perpetrators were, and how authorities have failed to protect journalists as well as ordinary citizens from harm.”
We would like to remind Malacañang that anything that involves public funds and resources requires transparency. We saw none of that last weekend.”
“We call on the Supreme Court to not let this pass and to take immediate, concrete and firm action to protect justice actors and rule of law. The Court must hold accountable those who threaten and malign our judges and lawyers.”
IT experts instead called on the government to review and strengthen the Data Privacy Act of 2012 as targeted text scams escalate due to the illegal distribution of personal data.
“In their eyes, we are all communists if we advocate for human rights and protection of civil liberties. My message to Badoy, the victims and families of all your red-tagging will go after you. We will not stop until you are convicted and jailed.”
“The GovPH argues that its criminal justice system generally functions well, and that certain administrative and other mechanisms may or can result in criminal proceedings. However, nothing in the observations nor in the hundreds of pages of associated annexes substantiates that criminal proceedings actually have been or are being conducted in anything more than a small number of cases.”
“To threaten members of the judiciary is to ‘sow fear’ at a ‘critical element’ of the legal system. Broadcasts and posts showcasing those who verbally assault judges encourages the public to do the same. If judges can be treated disdainfully without consequence, the rule of law becomes a hollow promise.”
Dissent is ostracized and criminalized to isolate those who are defying and challenging the powers that be.