Media has the power to influence the behavior of the people.
The power to manipulate them in order to believe on the information
they insinuate. Lastly, the power to disseminate information that the
people need. Example are the Film Production (Viva Films, Star Cinema,
Regal Entertainments, Inc.), News Industry (Manila Bulletin, Pilipino
StarNGAYON), Mobile Communications (Talk ‗N Text, Globe, Sun,
Smart), Broadcast and others.
4. Wihbey (2014) classified netizens‘ engagement patterns
with information as the
• Media (broadcast) activation – known as the sharing of content
among media users through the different media forms such as
television, radio, print media and other traditional media.
• Viral (peer-to-peer) – known as sharing of content through online or
• Hybrid – a combination of media activation and peer-to-peer
According the Department of Justice, ―Cybercrime is a crime
committed with or through the use of information and communication
technologies such as radio, television, cellular phone, computer and
network, and other communication device or application.‖
Cybercrime is the use of a computer as an instrument to further
illegal ends, such as
committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual
property, stealing identities,
or violating privacy. (https://www.britannica.com/topic/cybercrime)
6. It is also defined as criminal activity or a crime that involves the
Internet, a computer system, or computer technology: identity theft,
phishing, and other kinds of cybercrime.
7. According to the 2001 Budapest Convention on Cybercrime,
criminal offenses in cyberspace include:
1. Offenses against confidentiality, integrity and availability of computer
2. Computer-related offenses; and
3. Offenses related to infringements of copyright and related rights.
8. The following are cybercrime-related laws in the
• R.A. 10173 - Data Privacy Act of 2012
• R.A. 10175 – Cybercrime prevention act of 2012 or the cybercrime law of 2015
• R.A. 9995 – Anti-Voyeurism Act of 2009
• R.A. 9775 – Anti- Child Pornography Act of 2009
• R.A. 9208 – Anti-trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 R.A. 8792 – E-commerce Act of
• R.A 8484 – Access device Regulation Act of 1998; and R.A. 4200 – Anti
9. CURRENT ISSUES:
CYBERCRIME IN THE PHILIPPINES SONA: Cybercrime Law, layong
panagutan ang mga gumagawa ng krimen sa internet .(2012) GMA
YouTube. Retrieved January 20, 2017, from
10. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: RECITATION
1. Why is there a need for the Philippines to have a cybercrime law?
2. What crimes were punishable under the Cybercrime Prevention
Act of 2012 (R.A. 10175)?
3. What issues were raised against the Cybercrime Prevention Act of
2012? Were those concerns justifiable? Why or why not?
11. • CYBERCRIME IN THE PHILIPPINES Call center agent charged under
cybercrime law .(2014) ABS-CBN News . YouTube. Retrieved January
20, 2017, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0WJ-LVKWWo
• SONA: Poser sa Facebook, Inireklamo ng Isang Babae sa PNP Anti-
Cybercrime Group .(2015) GMA News and Public Affairs. YouTube.
Retrieved October 9, 2016, from
12. • How Cybercriminals Use Nude Videos for Extortion? .(2015). ABS-CBN
News. YouTube. Retrieved October 9, 2016, from
13. • What are the punishments for violating the Anti-Voyeurism Act?
.(2015). GMA News. YouTube. Retrieved January 28, 2017, from
• Bilang ng Cybercrimes sa Pilipinas Patuloy na Tumataas, Ayon sa
Datos ng PNP AntiCybercrime Group .(2015). GMA News and Public
Affairs. YouTube. Retrieved October 9, 2016, from
14. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: RECITATION
• What cybercrimes were mentioned in the given news? Give a brief
explanation of each crime.
• What cybercrime- related laws were mentioned in the given news?
Give a brief description of these laws?
• What advices were given by the authorities on how people can be
protected against cybercrimes?