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    Though the U.S. maintains it provided all the necessary facts, on Tuesday Hong Kong Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen told reporters that there was a discrepancy between U.S. and Hong Kong records over Snowden’s full name and that his department never received Snowden’s passport number, which it had requested. Yuen said there was thus no basis for detaining Snowden. While this may seem like an overreliance on formalities — the identity of the man being sought was, after all, not in doubt — it will prompt a wry grin of recognition from anybody familiar with Hong Kong’s rigid insistence on correct, consistent documentation. This is a city where checks are not honored, or agreements invalidated, precisely because of a missing initial.

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