Radio Free Europe
July 30, 2013
The head of police for Moscow’s subway system has said stations will soon be equipped with devices that can read the data on the mobile telephones of passengers.
In the July 29 edition of “Izvestia,” Moscow Metro police chief Andrei Mokhov said the device would be used to help locate stolen mobile phones.
Mokhov said the devices have a range of about 5 meters and can read the SIM card.