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‘UID is being forced’

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM
CIS feels that the UID project is forced on the citizens.

The Centre for Internet and Society on Wednesday said the UID project — Aadhaar — is being forced on the citizens. Speaking to reporters, the centre’s executive director Sunil Abraham said: “The 16-digit UID number will be mentioned on the driver’s license, PAN card, ration card and voter’s identity card with other important data. It is not transparent. Since the UID database is available online, hackers can easily obtain vital information.’’

Read the article in the Times of India

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