Poe to gov’t: Consult stakeholders on SIM Registration Act IRR

 

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Sunday urged the government to first conduct consultations with stakeholders before drafting the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Subscriber Identity (SIM) Registration Act.

“We await an IRR that will embody the spirit of the law to provide the people a defense in fighting text scams and misinformation,” Poe said in a statement.

“The rules will get the ball rolling on our aim to provide a secure and safe mobile phone use in the country while protecting the right to privacy,” she added.

Poe made the call following a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) that showed a strong approval for SIM …

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