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Blog Entry Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India
by Vidushi Marda published Sep 03, 2015 — filed under: ,
This note analyses the data flow within the UID scheme and aims at highlighting vulnerabilities at each stage. The data flow within the UID Scheme can be best understood by first delineating the organizations involved in enrolling residents for Aadhaar. The UIDAI partners with various Registrars usually a department of the central or state Government, and some private sector agencies like LIC etc– through a Memorandum of Understanding for assisting with the enrollment process of the UID project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The seedy underbelly of revenge porn
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 02:25 PM — filed under: ,
Intimate photos posted by angry exes are becoming part of an expanding online body of dirty work.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012 v/s 2015 Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
This entry analyses the Human DNA Profiling Bill introduced in 2012 with the provisions of the 2015 Bill
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Unique Identity Number (UID), National Population Register (NPR), and Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Say No to UID campaign invite you to a workshop to discuss and learn about the present state of the UID and the NPR schemes. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at TERI, Bangalore, from 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Electoral Databases – Privacy and Security Concerns
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 16, 2014 last modified Jan 16, 2014 11:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
In this blogpost, Snehashish Ghosh analyzes privacy and security concerns which have surfaced with the digitization, centralization and standardization of the electoral database and argues that even though the law provides the scope for protection of electoral databases, the State has not taken any steps to ensure its safety.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
The Future of Privacy in the Age of Big Data
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A study tour on privacy and big data was organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom from September 3 to 10, 2016 in Berlin and Hamburg. Vanya Rakesh was one of the participants from South Asia who went for the tour.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
WhatsApp ruling: Experts seek privacy law
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
On August 25, Whatsapp updated its policy to share user content with social network; the decision opened new monetisation models for the messaging app.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Eye on Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 02, 2016 — filed under: ,
The feeds will be beamed to a video wall that stretches 21 feet across at the police’s command and control room.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
An 'app'ening world
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 05, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A ‘forward’ has been doing the rounds on WhatsApp about the privacy concerns relating to that instant messaging app; it’s asking for permission to share user data with Facebook.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
New regulations in place; Aadhaar Card records to be preserved for 7 yrs by Centre
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
UIDAI chief executive office ABP Pandey said that the concerns regarding Aadhar card-related benefits were "exaggerated" and that the agency will keep the records in case any disputes arise in the future.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media