for IT PINOYs, you probably have read (or seen in the news) the recent golf brawl, which involved a local city mayor and a Philippine govt. official who allegedly beat up a 56yrs old man and his 14yrs old son.
see the entire story told by the daughter of the victim who was also a witness to the incident @ her own blog – http://vicissitude-decidido.blogspot.com/.
although this isn’t really an IT story, but the medium that was used is a proof of how technology helps in building a society. check out how the chinese bloggers go after the bad guys and be amazed @ the power of free speech.