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Blog Entry Digital native: You can check out, you can never leave
by Nishant Shah published Apr 02, 2017 last modified May 05, 2017 01:31 AM — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar is not something you define and opt into, it is something that defines you.
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Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar numbers and personal information of as many as 135 million Indians could have been leaked from four government portals due to lack of IT security practices, the Centre for Internet and Society has claimed.
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Aadhaar: Are a billion identities at risk on India's biometric database
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:38 AM — filed under: , ,
"My fingerprints and iris are mine and my own. The state cannot take away my body," a lawyer told India's Supreme Court last week.
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Plug data leak before imposing Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published May 17, 2017 — filed under: , ,
As the Central government continues to expand the scope and boundaries of the applicability of Aadhaar, the unique identification number, even before the Supreme Court’s verdict on its constitutional validity, reports suggesting that millions of Aadhaar numbers may have been leaked deliberately or inadvertently are a matter of grave concern.
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UIDAI puts posers to CIS over Aadhaar data leak claim
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI has asked research firm Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) to explain its sensational claim that 13 crore Aadhaar numbers were "leaked" and provide details of servers where they are stored.
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Watch: Aadhaar has become a whipping boy: Nandan Nilekani
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
India certainly needs a modern data privacy and protection law, Nilekani said in an interview.
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Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Udbhav Tiwari attended a panel on "Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond" held at the India International Centre Annexe on May 9, 2017 in New Delhi, organised by the Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC.in) in collaboration with Digital Empowerment Foundation and IT for Change.
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UIDAI goes after org that disclosed government departments were releasing Aadhaar data
by Nikhil Pahwa published May 20, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 10:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
If there was ever a case of shoot the messenger, it is this.
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135 million aadhaar details, 100 million bank accounts "leaked" from government websites: Researchers
by Prasad Krishna published May 05, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
This was published by Counterview on May 5, 2017.
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India’s Supreme Court hears challenge to biometric authentication system
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
Two lawsuits being heard this week before India’s Supreme Court question a requirement imposed by the government that individuals should quote a biometrics-based authentication number when filing their tax returns.
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