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ZenithOptimedia Phils pioneers the first ROI conference in the country

ZenithOptimedia Phils, the country’s only ROI Media Agency, recently held the Philippines’ biggest and first ROI conference at the Mandarin Oriental Manila last May 19, 2009.

Hosted by the always vivacious Tessa Prieto-Valdez, the momentous event was attended by top honchos and marketing executives in various multinational companies, members of the media and industry experts in the country.

With the event theme Maximizing ROI in a Slowdown, ZenithOptimedia aims to provide a venue for discussion on recession and how media can help maximize ROI in a slowdown. ZenithOptimedia, being one of the country’s biggest and most influential media giant and the only ROI Media independent in the Philippines, adheres to the strength of achieving ROI breakthrough and leveraging on the power of media despite the recession.
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Posted by on May 25, 2009 in Technology

 

NP bats for tough new law vs. video voyeurism

To suppress the proliferation of secretly produced sex videos, the Nacionalista Party (NP) led by Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. is pushing for the swift passage of new legislation that would define and penalize the crime of video voyeurism.

“A specific law against video voyeurism would be helpful in reinforcing existing privacy and anti-obscenity laws as well as special statutes protecting women and children from abuse and exploitation,” said NP spokesperson and former Cavite Rep. Gilbert Remulla.

“In some U.S. states, video voyeurism is already penalized. Canada classified video voyeurism as a sexual offense in 2005. In the United Kingdom, non-consensual voyeurism became a felony in 2004,” Remulla pointed out.
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Posted by on May 25, 2009 in Government

 

No kid-glove treatment for video voyeurs — solon

Video or photo voyeurs who violate the privacy of individuals, or abuse the trust of persons with whom they have a relationship, should be dealt with harshly by the law, Cotabato Rep. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza said Sunday, amid the outrage over the Hayden Kho-Katrina Halili sex video scandal.

“They do not deserve the kid-glove treatment,” Taliño-Mendoza said, as she warned that unwanted video and photo voyeurism, if left unchecked, could potentially breed more sexual violence against women and children.

“Studies abroad have indicated that voyeurs who spend a great deal of resources in their activities, if allowed to get away with their offenses, are inclined to degenerate into violent sexual predators,” she pointed out.
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Posted by on May 25, 2009 in Government