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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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a system of virtual authentication for citizens enrolled on its database and limited the access available to service providers in a move aimed at allaying widespread concern over security breaches that have dogged the world's largest repository of citizen data.
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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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UIDAI remains silent on #Aadhaarleaks of 13 crore users through government portals
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:06 AM — filed under: , ,
As the arguments for making Aadhaar mandatory go on, is there any way to stem the leaks and identify who exactly has all this information.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI servers or third parties, Aadhaar leaks are dangerous: Experts
by Admin published Mar 27, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Even though the UIDAI has denied these reports, its arguments rest on shaky grounds, according to experts.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI's Virtual ID, limited KYC does little to protect Aadhaar data already collected, say critics
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar-issuing body, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), had barely started patting itself on the back for introducing the Virtual ID concept, what CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey called "one of biggest recent innovations in this field", when detractors came crawling out of the woodwork, all guns blazing.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges, May 26-27, 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 26, 2016 last modified May 26, 2016 10:29 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A workshop on “Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges” is being organised by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the Centre for Internet and Society, during May 26-27. It is also supported by the Centre for Communication Governance at NLU Delhi, Free Software Movement of India, Knowledge Commons, PEACE, and Center for Advancement of Public Understanding of Science & Technology. This is a legal and technical workshop to be attended by various key researchers and practitioners to discuss the current status of the implementation of the project, in the context of the passing of the Act and the various ongoing cases.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Vidhi Doshi - Fingerprint Payments Prompt Privacy Fears in India (The Guardian)
by Vidhi Doshi published Feb 10, 2017 last modified Feb 13, 2017 09:21 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
This article by Vidhi Doshi on the use of Aadhaar-based payments by private companies in India was published by The Guardian on February 09, 2017. Sumandro Chattapadhyay is quoted in the article.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Problems persist as many have already shared their 12-digit number with various entities, say experts
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Blog Entry Vulnerabilities in the UIDAI Implementation Not Addressed by the Aadhaar Bill, 2016
by Pooja Saxena and Amber Sinha published Mar 21, 2016 last modified Mar 21, 2016 08:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
In this infographic, we document the various issues in the Aadhaar enrolment process implemented by the UIDAI, and highlight the vulnerabilities that the Aadhaar Bill, 2016 does not address. The infographic is based on Vidushi Marda’s article 'Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India,' and is designed by Pooja Saxena, with inputs from Amber Sinha.
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