Alyssey writes: "The Mexican Government wants to have a database with every cellphone number in the country and who it belongs to. They want to tie in the CURP (Unique Registration Population Code in Spanish, like the Social Security Number in the US)with cellphone numbers. If Mexicans don't send in their number and curp via SMS before April 10, 2010 their cellphone number will be blocked. News Story: http://www.milenio.com/node/198589 Google Translation: http://translate.google.com/translate?prev=_t&hl=es&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.milenio.com%2Fnode%2F198589&sl=es&tl=en&history_state0= Site for the cellphone number database: http://www.renapo.gob.mx/"
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