Posts from October, 2016

New Female Mozilla Rep for the Philippines Named

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community is happy and proud to announce the acceptance of Ms. Erika Aurea Gatmaitan (simply Erika to most tech communities in the Philippines) as the latest addition to the roster of Pinoy (or shall we say, Pinay) Mozilla Reps in the country. Erika’s journey of being a Mozillian started around four years ago when she joined the Firefox Student Ambassador (FSA) Program while still studying at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati. It was during her stint… Read the rest

MozillaPH to Host Data Privacy Act IRR Talk

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Four years ago, in August 2012, Republic Act 10173 (popularly known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012) was enacted. Just a few weeks ago, in August 2016, the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 10173 was published. An act protecting individual personal information in information and communications systems in the government and the private sector, creating for this purpose a National Privacy Commission and for other purposes. Part of Mozilla’s Manifesto (the principles that guide our mission to promote… Read the rest