Regulate social media under terror law? Drilon says it’s ‘illegal, unconsitutional’

  MANILA, Philippines --- Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday branded as "illegal" and "unconstitutional" the proposal of the new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief to include the regulation of social media in the anti-terrorism law's implementing rules and regulations (IRR). "That will go beyond the real intent of the law and, therefore, it is illegal and unconstitutional," Drilon, a former Justice secretary, said in a statement. The senator's statement comes after AFP Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said he wants the use of social media regulated under IRR of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. But Drilon, who is among the senators who vote...Keep on reading: Regulate social media under terror law? Drilon says it’s ‘illegal, unconsitutional’

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