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India’s Digital ID Rollout Collides With Rickety Reality
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
India’s new digital identification system, years in the making and now being put into widespread use, has yet to deliver the new era of modern efficiency it promised for shop owner Om Prakash and customer Daya Chand.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India’s National ID Program May Be Turning The Country Into A Surveillance State
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 07, 2017 last modified Apr 07, 2017 12:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
For seven years, India’s government has been scanning the irises and fingerprints of its citizens into a massive database. The once voluntary program was intended to fix the country’s corrupt welfare schemes, but critics worry about its Orwellian overtones.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Indian Cricket Board Exposes Personal Data of Thousands of Players
by Admin published May 18, 2018 last modified May 18, 2018 05:01 AM — filed under: , ,
The IT security researchers at Kromtech Security Center discovered a trove of personal and sensitive data belonging to around 15,000 to 20,000 Indian applicants participating in cricket seasons 2015-2018.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Intelligence agencies will not have open access to Aadhaar data: UIDAI chief
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Intelligence agencies will not have free access to Aadhaar data, a top government official said on Thursday, looking to assuage fears of abuse of personal information.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is Aadhaar Essential To Achieve Error-Free Electoral Rolls?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 25, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The Election Commission’s plans to link Aadhaar with electoral rolls may have stirred a hornet’s nest.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is Your Aadhar Biometrics Safe? Firms Accused Of Storing Biometrics And Using Them Illegally
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Fears of Aadhar biometric security have been compounded as the government is sprinting towards the next phase of ‘cashless India’ and digitization
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is your personal information under lock and key?
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Customers, be more careful about how you log in and log off!
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
iSpirt's Sharad Sharma: Sorry, I trolled Aadhaar critics
by Prasad Krishna published May 26, 2017 last modified May 26, 2017 12:13 AM — filed under: , ,
Sharad Sharma, the man who is seen as one of the critical backbones of India's digital drive, profusely apologized on Tuesday for anonymously trolling those arguing for better privacy and security standards in Aadhaar.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry It’s the technology, stupid
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 31, 2017 last modified Apr 07, 2017 12:53 PM — filed under: , , ,
Eleven reasons why the Aadhaar is not just non-smart but also insecure.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog