can goverment trace person based e.g. on motherboard hardware id?

Published: 8/11/2019
can goverment trace person based e.g. on motherboard hardware id?
Source: SECURITY.STACKEXCHANGE.COM

Piece of hardware has hardware id, i am interested how hackers do it - when even if they are in internet cafe, or somewhere on public wifi and using TOR, or some other form of protection. Supposing goverment would somehow got their hardware id, would they be able to trace it back to them ? I am think hackers probably use some modified hardware, or stolen etc. But i am just curious how it is.

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