activist. two-term member of philippine house of representatives. southeast asia editor of global voices
Latest posts by Mong Palatino from May, 2019
"The fact is you can't control platforms were information is circulated, attempts to do such undermines the role of democracy and freedom that is enshrined under the constitution."
The law gives broad, unchecked powers to government ministers to determine what online information is "false" and should thus be censored or corrected.
"...the case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo is proof that journalists are in constant risk of political reprisal for keeping power in check."