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Blog Entry The New Aadhaar Bill in Plain English
by Amber Sinha, Vanya Rakesh and Vipul Kharbanda published Mar 11, 2016 last modified Mar 11, 2016 04:41 AM — filed under: , , , ,
We have put together a plain English version of the The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016.
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The soon-to-be launched Aadhaar Pay will let you make purchases using your fingerprint
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 16, 2017 — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Paying for your groceries and other goods by using your biometrics instead of an e-wallet, debit card or cash seems to be the next phase in the Centre’s ambitious push to shift the country to a “less cash” economy, as its mandarins term it.
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To protect data, don’t opt for plastic or laminated Aadhaar card: UIDAI
by Admin published Feb 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Unauthorized printing of Aadhaar cards could render the QR (quick response) code dysfunctional or even expose personal data without an individual’s informed consent, UIDAI says.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Token security or tokenized security?
by Admin published Jan 17, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Implementing a system of tokenization for Aadhaar verification will address the security loopholes highlighted in recent reports.
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Blog Entry UID and NPR: Towards Common Ground
by Mukta Batra published Sep 19, 2014 last modified Oct 15, 2014 01:06 PM — filed under: , , ,
The UID (Unique Identification) and NPR (National Population Register) are both government identity schemes that aggregate personal data, including biometric data for the provision of an identification factor, and aim to link them with the delivery of public utility services.
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UIDAI admits 210 government websites made Aadhaar details public
by Admin published Nov 21, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has admitted that Aadhaar details were leaked on over 200 central and state government websites.
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UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Aug 22, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2016 01:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
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UIDAI asks Centre for Internet & Society to provide hacker details
by Prasad Krishna published May 18, 2017 last modified Jun 07, 2017 12:21 PM — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the regulatory authority for Aadhaar, has written to a Bengaluru-based research organisation, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), seeking details about a suspected hack attack on government websites that led to the leak of information about 13 crore users.
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UIDAI declining multiple requests by police to share Indian citizens’ biometrics
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 06, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the governing agency in charge of Aadhaar, has declined multiple requests from all law enforcement agencies, including the Delhi Police, for biometrics of citizens for criminal investigations, according to a report by The Indian Express.
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UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database
by Admin published Jan 07, 2018 last modified Jan 07, 2018 12:03 PM — filed under: , ,
Personal data, including biometric information, of citizens safe and secure, says UIDAI on Aadhaar data breach.
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