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Will 'Big Brother' be keeping track of tourists in Thailand?


This past Tuesday, Thailand's telecom regular announced a proposal to  issue all foreign tourists location-tracking SIM cards.

Secretary General Takorn Tantasith told reporters:

"It is not to limit tourists' rights. Instead it is to locate them which will help if there are some tourists who overstay or run away (from police)," 

Photo of Thailand by Mac/ TravelGumbo


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