DOJ approves filing of cyber libel raps vs ex-Top Gear editor

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved the filing of cyber libel charges against former Top GearPhilippines editor-in-chief Vernon Sarne for identifying the wrongperson as the gunman in a shooting incident in Manila in 2016. In an eight-page resolution, the DOJ recommended that charges for violation ofSection 4(c)(4) of RA 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, be approved and filed in court against Sarne. The DOJ, however, cleared the publication's other staff members for lack of probablecause as their participation or involvement in the act was not proven. The case stemmed from a cyber libel complaint filed by Nestor Punzalan after he waserroneously tagged by S...Keep on reading: DOJ approves filing of cyber libel raps vs ex-Top Gear editor

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