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Minister says Hong Kong SIM card ID registration plan will thwart crime, but expert says workarounds possible

Hong Kong’s government on Friday announced plans to force people to register their identity when buying mobile phone SIM cards, describing the move as an effort to curb crime. However, a data scientist said it appeared aimed more at detecting national security offences and workarounds will be possible. Buyers of pre-paid SIM cards will have […]