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UID project draws flak from civil rights activists

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:26 PM
The unique identification project is drawing a flak from civil rights activists.

The unique identification project drew flak from civil liberties activists in the city on Wednesday. "Unique identification is an encroachment of privacy. With the new technology, it will be easy to track people," members of Citizens Against UID / Aashar, a forum floated by those opposing the project, including PUCL and SICHREM, said. They said the project should not be implemented until people's participation was ensured.

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