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List of websites and apps blocked by government order

Requested from DICT by Pierre Tito Galla at 10:28 AM on Nov 23, 2018.
Purpose: Policy development
Date of Coverage: 06/30/2016 - 11/23/2018
Tracking no: #DICT-646612611694

Pierre Tito 10:28 AM, Nov 23, 2018

News reports over several years after the enactment of RA 10175 (the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012) have reported that various websites and apps have either been taken down or blocked by government order.

This request is for a list of these websites and apps blocked by government order. A sample template is attached for ease of response.

The purposes of this request is for policy evaluation of RA 10175, RA 10844, and other relevant laws and jurisprudence.

Attachments:
 Blocked sites.xlsx

Alejandro 11:13 AM, Nov 23, 2018

November 23, 2018

Dear Pierre Tito,

Thank you for your request dated Nov 23, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of websites and apps blocked by government order.

We received your request on Nov 23, 2018 and will respond on or before Dec 14, 2018 10:28:07 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURJQ1QtNjQ2NjEyNjExNjk0DA, for request with ticket number #DICT-646612611694.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Alejandro Reyes
FOI Officer
Dear Mr. Pierre Tito Galla,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated November 23, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.


You asked for the List of websites and apps blocked by government order

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the National Telecommunications Commision at (02)924-4010, (02)924-4072, (02)924-4075, (02)929-5108, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests?agency=NTC.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
FOI Officer

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