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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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क्‍या आधार पर जल्दबाज़ी में है सरकार?
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Amber Sinha took part in a discussion on Aadhaar aired by NDTV on March 27, 2017.
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आधार नंबर, नाम, पता, बैंक अकाउंट और दूसरी संवेदनशील जानकारियां लीक: CIS रिपोर्ट
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
एक तरफ भारत सरकार लोगों से अपना आधार कार्ड बनवाने और उसे जरूरी सर्विसों के साथ जोड़ने की अपील कर रही है. दूसरी तरफ लगातार सरकारी वेबसाइट्स से लोगों की आधार से जुड़ी जानकारियां लीक हो रही हैं. सरकार ने आधार को लगभग सभी सर्विसों के लिए जरूरी करने की तैयारी की है.
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Blog Entry A comparison of the 2016 Aadhaar Bill, and the 2010 NIDAI Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Mar 09, 2016 — filed under: , ,
This blog post does a clause-by-clause comparison of the provisions of National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 and the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016
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A scheme in India to help the poor raises privacy concerns
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
India’s legislators are on Wednesday debating a law that would allow the government to collect biometric and demographic information from people in return for distributing to them government benefits and subsidies.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Act and its Non-compliance with Data Protection Law in India
by Vanya Rakesh published Apr 14, 2016 last modified Apr 18, 2016 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This post compares the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, with India's data protection regime as articulated in the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011.
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Aadhaar assurances fail to assuage privacy concerns
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , ,
While Aadhaar may be secure from external attacks, a failsafe system hasn’t been developed to protect it from Edward Snowden-style leakages and hacks.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Bill 2016 & NIAI Bill 2010 - Comparing the Texts
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 09, 2016 last modified Mar 09, 2016 11:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is a quick comparison of the texts of the Aadhaar Bill 2016 and the National Identification Authority of India Bill 2010. The new sections in the former are highlighed, and the deleted sections (that were part of the latter) are struck out.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Bill 2016 Evaluated against the National Privacy Principles
by Pooja Saxena and Amber Sinha published Mar 21, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
In this infographic, we evaluate the privacy provisions of the Aadhaar Bill 2016 against the national privacy principles developed by the Group of Experts on Privacy led by the Former Chief Justice A.P. Shah in 2012. The infographic is based on Vipul Kharbanda’s article 'Analysis of Aadhaar Act in the Context of A.P. Shah Committee Principles,' and is designed by Pooja Saxena, with inputs from Amber Sinha.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Bill fails to incorporate suggestions by the Standing Committee
by Amber Sinha published Mar 10, 2016 last modified Mar 10, 2016 03:58 PM — filed under: , , ,
In 2011, a standing committee report led by Yashwant Sinha had been scathing in its indictments of the Aadhaar BIll introduced by the UPA government. Five years later, the NDA government has introduced a new bill which is a rehash of the same. I look at the concerns raised by the committee report, none of which have been addressed by the new bill.
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