Sa kaniyang social media acount, ibinunyag ni PCOO Usec. Lorraine Badoy na nanganganib na matanggal sa Facebook ang page ng National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), ang task force ng Duterte Government laban sa mga rebeldeng komunista. Ayon sa opisyal, walang malinaw na dahilan ang Facebook sa kanilang hakbang.
Isiniwalat naman ni Usec. Badoy na may gagawin ang Duterte Administration para panagutin ang Facebook.
“The Facebook page of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict is constantly in danger of being taken down by FB.
For what reason, WE HAVE NO IDEA.
We’ve sat with FB countless times and asked them to enlighten us. And even though all of us in Team Philippines (including some Secretaries) are native English speakers, none of us understand what it is exactly they’re saying when we ask them about these “community standards” we’ve supposedly violated.
For instance, why is it my account and LtGen. Parlade’s account were suspended for 30 days back to back (60 days total therefore) for our anti-CPP NPA NDF posts that were 100% factual while alarmingly aggressive and blatant recruitment of our children by the CPP NPA NDF fronts continue right here on Facebook.
To put things in an even clearer perspective, FB’s Head of Security and Policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, a non- Filipino, tweeted on this day a year ago when Maria Ressa got convicted for cyberlibel, “This is a dark, dark day for press freedom.
is a fearless reporter and an inspiration.”
That’s how bad it is.
A convicted criminal and someone who must be one of the most despised and least trusted figures in the Philippines is being held up by Facebook as a beacon of truth. How utterly galling.
It’s also shameless how these Americans stick their necks in matters that are of no concern of theirs and rear their ignorance and arrogance on our faces.
Pax Americana is so 20th century. I am so over it and so is the world.
So all these put things in the proper perspective for me.
I think that it will just be a matter of time before NTF ELCAC’s FB page will be taken down by FB.
As an aside, your government is working towards making FB accountable for the weakening of our country’s security and sovereignty on cyberspace. I am not at liberty to discuss this right now so pls be patient.
I have also accepted that my days in FB are ending and that it would not surprise me one bit if my account gets taken down.
FB has done this to someone way more powerful than any of us- the President’s daughter, Mayor Inday. And they have done this to a whole slew of pro-Duterte pages.
Then they wash their hands off the whole thing and point to Rappler and Vera Files.
Personally, it’s no great loss to me. (I don’t also think I would be a great loss to FB, just to be clear.) I have been wanting to get out of FB but was told by my principal to stay put bec of the demands of my job.
I love the real friendships I’ve made here. And I love how we’ve created our community of laughter, tears and love for the country and world we live in.
But FB has a dark underbelly that I think is dangerous to humanity. It gives you an illusion of freedom when all you’ve really been given is a bigger cage. So I would not mind opting out. In fact I pray so much more of us do.
That FB has chosen as fact-checkers bloggers with close-to-zero credibility – Rappler and Vera Files- that the Filipino people regard with disdain and scorn is all the clarity I need to see how deeply FB disrespects the Filipino people.
So when they finally take down NTF ELCAC’s page, please know that there is another place we can meet- our website: ntfelcac.org.
The dynamics will be different but the freedom will be real- not the least of which is the freedom of your government to unmask the terrorists who hide behind masks and who speak lies faster than you can say “Zarate dog poo.”
Anywhere the CPP NPA NDF is, we will be there. And we will meet them and defeat them.
Isang maliit na parte lang ng cyberspace ang FB.
Napakaraming plataporma at napakaraming paraan para sa mga tunay na nagmamahal sa Bayan.
Katulad ng Sambayanang Pilipino, walang makakapigil sa NTF ELCAC na tapusin ang laban na ito.
PAYTS PILIPINAS! 👊🏼👊🏼👊🏼♥️♥️♥️🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭
Good morning, guys! Yakap! ❤️❤️”
Source: Usec. Lorraine Badoy