Plan to Track All Foreigners – Not Just Tourists – By SIM Cards Moves Forward

 Plan to Track All Foreigners – Not Just Tourists – By SIM Cards Moves Forward

Smartphone SIM cards. Photo: Pixabay.



BANGKOK — A plan to require all foreigners in Thailand to use a special SIM card that can track their location will be reviewed by authorities Tuesday afternoon.

Announced last week by the national telecom regulator, the plan would require anyone – not just tourists but everyone who doesn’t hold a Thai passport – to use the new SIM card which would enable the authorities to track its owner’s location at any time, said the Secretary General of the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission.

Full story: khaosodenglish.com

By Sasiwan Mokkhasen
Khaosod English



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