Lawmakers hail new SIM Cards law as victory vs. text scammers

(PNA) Senator Jinggoy Estrada emphasized the timeliness of the law as the Covid-19 pandemic drives the rapid digital adoption of the Philippines.

“It’s imperative to have laws that are more attuned to the times and the needs of society – not only in the ways Filipinos communicate, work, engage in e-commerce, access information, etc.,” Estrada said in a statement.

Hindi man ito maging ganap na solusyon, naniniwala tayo na malaking dagok ito para sa mga kriminal na sinasamantala ang anonymity sa paggamit ng mga (It may not be a complete solution, I believe that this will be a big blow to the criminals who hides in anonymity by using) pre-paid SIM cards,” he added.