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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
Will Only Legal Backing For Aadhaar Suffice?
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 16, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar is set to become mandatory, but the opponents of the scheme are not amused. Concerns about privacy of the Aadhaar number and the authenticity of the biometric data being collected have been expressed by people right from the beginning. But the government has not done much to address these issues.
Located in Internet Governance
With digitisation at the forefront, government departments need to be cautious about digital security
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:33 AM — filed under: , ,
The huge leak of Aadhar data from four websites belonging to a central ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government has been on the government radar for a while. The leak, caused by poor security protocols, had left around 130 million numbers and their allied information, like bank and post office account details, open to access for several months. As the last website finally plugged loophole, violation echoed in Supreme Court.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media