Philippines' landmark hacking case goes to trial

Wednesday, 29 May 2002, 4:50 PM EST

The first hacking case to be filed under Philippine laws went to trial today, starting a groundbreaking legal process that is being viewed as a test case for Internet-related crimes in the country.

Charged with violating a provision of RA 8792, also known as the e-commerce act of 2000, was Leilani Garcia, a former employee of the complainant, Thames International Business School.

Garcia was alleged to have illegally accessed the school's computer system with a password that was provided to her by Cesar Mañalac, the former IT support chief of Thames.

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