Activist and former two-term member of the Philippine House of Representatives. Blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest. Joined Global Voices in 2006.
Latest posts by Mong Palatino from July, 2013
New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights
After only a week in session, lawmakers have proposed multiple laws that seek to protect user rights online and promote public access to the Internet.
Philippine Online Harassment Bill Could Threaten Speech
In an effort to protect women and children against online abuses, Philippine Senator Nancy Binay has filed a bill called Electronic Violence Against Women. Some are worried that the measure, if passed into law, would be used to strictly regulate social media.