Hong Kong's mobile SIM card law stirs privacy concerns

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According to Voice of America, a telecommunications law in Hong Kong around mobile SIM card registrations is generating privacy concerns. The law, which took effect in September, calls for registrants to initially provide identity documents to register cards, but the requirement will change in March 2022 to a submission of full legal names. Hong Kong Watch Policy Director Johnny Patterson said the new system “compromises the right to privacy without bringing any meaningful windfall for the security of citizens.”
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