Pakistan has ordered mobile phone users to get fingerprinted for a national database against terrorism
Tue 3 Mar 2015, 11:40

In one of world’s largest efforts to collect biometric information, Pakistan has ordered mobile phone users to verify their identities through fingerprints for a national database being compiled to curb terrorism. If they don’t, their service will be shut off, an unthinkable option for many after a dozen years of explosive growth in mobile phone usage.