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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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
What privacy? 13 crore Aadhaar numbers accessible on government portals
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
At least 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers are readily accessible on government portals, a report claims.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
What You Need To Worry About Before Linking Your Mobile Number With Aadhaar
by Admin published Nov 26, 2017 — filed under: , ,
As part of the directive issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) dated March 23, 2017, major telecom service providers have issued a deadline of February 6, 2018, for linking mobile numbers with Aadhaar as part of the E-KYC verification.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why did Nandan Nilekani praise a Twitter troll?
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
As the Supreme Court upholds the linking of ‘Aadhar’ with PAN, questions around ex-UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani praising iSPIRT head Sharad Sharma Twitter troll and ‘Aadhar’s privacy properties will continue to be asked.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why experts are worried about Aadhaar-based authentication
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , ,
As private companies are increasingly using Aadhaar data, is the privacy and security of personal data really at risk? What do those defending Aadhaar have to say?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why is the UIDAI cracking down on individuals that hoard Aadhaar data?
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Private firms' offer to print Aadhaar details on plastic card a breach of law.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why We Should All Worry About The Mandatory Imposition Of Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
It appears that with each passing day, the government is linking an increasing number of benefits and government services to the 12-digit biometric-based Aadhaar number for Indians, despite growing concerns around its data privacy and security.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Will Aadhaar Act Address India’s Dire Need For a Privacy Law?
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 31, 2016 last modified Apr 05, 2016 04:01 PM — filed under: , ,
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Will Aadhaar leaks be used as an excuse to shut out scrutiny of welfare schemes?
by Anumeha Yadav published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar data of all 23 crore beneficiaries of Direct Benefit Transfer schemes could be publicly available, says a report by Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media