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Live Chat: Aadhaar: An identity crisis?
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 17, 2015 last modified Apr 03, 2015 06:54 AM — filed under: , ,
The Aadhaar card is not compulsory for citizens and "no person should be denied any benefits or ‘suffer’ for not having the Aadhaar cards issued by Unique Identification Authority of India," the Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Privacy vs. Transparency: An Attempt at Resolving the Dichotomy
by Sunil Abraham published Nov 14, 2014 last modified Mar 08, 2015 06:26 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The right to privacy has been articulated in international law and in some national laws. In a few countries where the constitution does not explicitly guarantee such a right, courts have read the right to privacy into other rights (e.g., the right to life, the right to equal treatment under law and also the right to freedom of speech and expression).
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Biometrics: An ‘Angootha Chaap’ nation?
by Mukta Batra published Sep 19, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2014 06:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post throws light on the inconsistencies in biometric collection under the UID and NPR Schemes.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog