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Attempted data breach of UIDAI, RBI, ISRO and Flipkart is worrisome
by Admin published Oct 04, 2017 last modified Jan 02, 2018 04:20 PM — filed under: , ,
Perhaps, we got lucky this time, but the ongoing problem of massive cyber-security breaches wouldn't stop at one thwarted attempt to steal sensitive information from the biggest and most important databases.
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Blog Entry Privacy is not a unidimensional concept
by Amber Sinha published Aug 07, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Right to privacy is important not only for our negotiations with the information age but also to counter the transgressions of a welfare state. A robust right to privacy is essential for all citizens in India to defend their individual autonomy in the face of invasive state actions purportedly for the public good. The ruling of this nine-judge bench will have far-reaching impact on the extent and scope of rights available to us all.
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Blog Entry Aadhar: Privacy is not a unidimensional concept
by Amber Sinha published Jul 23, 2017 last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:50 AM — filed under: , ,
Right to privacy is important not only for our negotiations with the information age but also to counter the transgressions of a welfare state. A robust right to privacy is essential for all Indian citizens to defend their individual autonomy in the face of invasive state actions purportedly for the public good.
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Social Activist Alleges Threat By Police Officer Over Possession of Aadhaar
by Admin published Jul 20, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Social activist Shabnam Hashmi recorded a policeman telling her those without address proof and Aadhaar could be “eliminated”.
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Centre to form panel to 'encrypt' MGNREGA-DBT database and prevent leaks
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 14, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Around 5 crore bank accounts of active MGNREGA workers yet to be seeded with Aadhaar.
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Supreme Court sets up constitution bench to hear Aadhaar privacy issues
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 14, 2017 last modified Jul 14, 2017 10:55 AM — filed under: , ,
The Supreme Court ‘s five-judge constitution bench will also decide if the Aadhaar privacy issue should be heard by a larger bench.
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Reliance Jio data leaked on website : report
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 10, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Reliance Jio customer data was leaked on independent website magicapk.com, including details such as names, mobile numbers and email IDs , said a report.
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UIDAI declining multiple requests by police to share Indian citizens’ biometrics
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 06, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the governing agency in charge of Aadhaar, has declined multiple requests from all law enforcement agencies, including the Delhi Police, for biometrics of citizens for criminal investigations, according to a report by The Indian Express.
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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.
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New law to unlock data economy
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Proposal has been sent to PMO for approval.
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