Bautista said it would be crucial for the Comelec to have a “full commission overseeing and supervising the election.”“There has to be a fix. Bautista, who made headlines after the National Privacy Commission (NPC) recommended that he be charged for the so-called “Comeleak,” said the commission would soon be filing a motion for reconsideration. The NPC recently ruled that Bautista was criminally liable for the “Comeleak” or the hacking of the Comelec website, which resulted in the posting of voters’ data online. The NPC, in its ruling, said Bautista was criminally liable and had violated provisions of the Data Privacy Act. “Have they investigated these hackings?”Nevertheless, Bautista said the Comelec en banc already agreed to follow the recommendations of the NPC.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer January 12, 2017 03:44 UTC