‘No video games day’ vs Cybercrime Law: Palarong Pinoy sa batang Pinoy
HUNDREDS of child advocates, kids and their parents are expected to join a centralized kiddie sportsfest of Pinoy street games today at the Quezon City Memorial Circle.
The said event aims to encourage more online gamers, computer shop owners, parents and children to participate in the ‘No Video Games Day’ protest against the Anti-Cybercrime Prevention Law, according to Akap Bata Party-List.
The group said the event will also re-introduce our own games like piko, sipa, patintero, tumbang preso, among others to the present generation of the country.
Kids will play Pinoy street games and will be taught of various lectures including orientation of the rules and mechanics of our own street games and the ‘Internet Safety Rules for Kids’ in order for them to freely and safely access the cyber world without being restricted by laws like the RA#10175.
Akap Bata Party-List said the ‘No Video Games Day’ and the ‘Palarong Pinoy para sa Batang Pilipino’ event forms part of their offline protests and as they continue to call for the complete junking of Republic Act # 10175 despite the Temporary Restraining Order issued by the Supreme Court.
The group vowed that they will continue their campaigns against Cybercrime Law onwards its total junking within the 120-days effectivity of the SC TRO.