One of the authors of the law, senator Edgardo Angara, said the act was needed to detect, investigate and suppress cybercrime such as hacking, cybersex, identity theft, spamming, and child pornography online.The National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police are now meant to set up a cybercrime unit “to exclusively handle cases involving violations of this act”.The relatively new crime of webcam sex tourism is spreading rapidly, with new digital technologies sparking what the United Nations calls an "alarming growth of new forms of child sexual exploitation online." The FBI says it’s epidemic, and that at any given moment, 750,000 child predators are online.Almost every case stems from the Philippines, where good English speakers, increased internet connections and widespread international cash transfer systems combine with widespread poverty and easy access to vulnerable kids.Join free online chat rooms and chat with friends, meet new people and more.Choose from hundreds of online chat rooms, Joining a online chat rooms on in is simple and fun.It is a growing industry in many parts of the world, and often young women and under-age girls are forced into it.Anyone breaking the law faces a fine of 250,000 Philippine pesos (,000; £3,700) and a jail term of up to six months.
The business is so lucrative that some villagers have given up fishing and factory work. Poverty and growing digital infrastructure In Southeast Asia, the cybersex industry is growing rapidly.Deakin’s arrest April 20 reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.Suspected child webcam cybersex operator, David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., waits following his arrest as investigators gather evidence during a raid at his home in Mabalacat, Philippines on April 20, 2017. Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled "My Mom and Dad love me" and a broken heart.(AP / Aaron Favila) MABALACAT, Philippines -- The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts.