Monthly Archives: December 2012

Students’ Take: RA 10173, SB 3327 viz RA 10175, and Copyright Reform

For the second semester of SY 2012-2013, my students in Technology and the Law are given the task of discussing (1) the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (RA 10173), (2) the Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF, SB 3327). These are their opinions on the subject matters:

(1) Data Privacy Act of 2012 (RA 10173) (8 December 2012); (2) Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom (MCPIF, SB 3327) (12 January 2013); (3) The direction for Philippine Copyright Reform (9 March 2013)

No verifiable post(s): Garillo (3), Longboy (2,3), Mendoza-Bagnes (3), Rosero (1,2,3); Submitted, but no verifiable post(s): Zaraspe (3), Tiongson (3); Posted erroneous subject matter: Abucejo (1); Withdrawn: Tan, De Castro, Ortega

Batch 14’s contents are mirrored in AUSL Tech & Law blog.

Who do you think is persuasive? on point?

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Holiday Greetings from #CCPH

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Creative Commons’ 10th year anniversary #CC10

Creative Commons, its affiliates, and the community will be hosting parties around the world from December 7 to 16 to celebrate Creative Commons’ 10th year anniversary this year. CC Philippines will join the celebration on 7 December 2012 at the Arellano University School of Law.

To mark this event, the above clip was created by PiPaul, a photographer and graphic designer in the Philippines, as a token of his appreciation to the community as he acquired knowledge of the availability of CC licensed audio tracks in CCMixter.

Sourcing appropriate audio tracks, without violating copyright laws or the rights of others, was one of PiPaul’s predicaments before he was introduced to the full potential of legal sharing. He included a portion of J. Lang’s “Drops of H20 (The Filtered Water Treatment)” as background music to the above clip. See http://ccmixter.org/files/djlang59/37792 for more details about J. Lang’s music. Note that J. Lang’s version was a legal derivative of Airtone’s original work. See http://ccmixter.org/files/airtone/33469 for more details of Airtone’s music.

For a list of events related to the CC’s 10th year anniversary, visit Creative Commons’ #cc10 wiki page.