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5pc of numbers registered in anti-spam push

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 February, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 February, 2009, 12:00am

Less than 5 per cent of landline phone numbers have been registered to block pre-recorded junk messages, a year after the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance went into effect, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan told lawmakers. Only 3.5 per cent of cellphones had been registered to block junk text messages.

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