The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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Registration push for mobile phones must also respect privacy

  • Authorities say they need another personal data bank to fight crime, but the worries of the innocent should be addressed and a balance struck to safeguard rights

The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The government intends to make it compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their names and other details. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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