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Pension won’t be denied for want of Aadhaar, says EPFO
The move is aimed at ensuring that no retired government employee is deprived of pension for want of Aadhaar or failure of fingerprint authentication. by Admin last modified Apr 10, 2018 10:33 PM — Filed under: ,
Should Aadhaar be mandatory?
This week, a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will adjudicate on limited questions of stay orders in the Aadhaar case. After numerous attempts by the ... by Amber Sinha last modified Dec 18, 2017 03:54 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar linking deadline approaches: Here are all the myths and facts
Love it or hate it, you just can't escape it. We're talking about Aadhaar, which is a bigger buzzword than usual in the face of the looming end-December ... by Admin last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:04 PM — Filed under: , ,
India’s Data Protection Regime Must Be Built Through an Inclusive and Truly Co-Regulatory Approach
We must move India past its existing consultative processes for rule-making, which often prompts stakeholders to take adversarial and extremely one-sided ... by Amber Sinha last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:18 PM — Filed under: , ,
Attempted data breach of UIDAI, RBI, ISRO and Flipkart is worrisome
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 ... by Admin last modified Jan 02, 2018 04:20 PM — Filed under: , ,
UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database
Personal data, including biometric information, of citizens safe and secure, says UIDAI on Aadhaar data breach. by Admin last modified Jan 07, 2018 12:03 PM — Filed under: , ,
UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a system of virtual authentication for citizens enrolled on its database and limited the ... by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:08 PM — Filed under: , ,
Hammered government offers Virtual ID firewall to protect your Aadhaar
Days after reports surfaced claiming security breaches, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday announced the implementation of a new ... by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:34 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar Body Talked About Virtual ID 7 Years Ago, Put It Off: UIDAI Chief
"And at that time, it was felt that let us first give Aadhaar number, let us see how it plays out and then, at an appropriate time, this will be introduced," ... by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:42 PM — Filed under: , ,
Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?
Problems persist as many have already shared their 12-digit number with various entities, say experts by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:59 PM — Filed under: , ,
India To Introduce Virtual ID For Aadhaar To Strengthen Privacy
The government will introduce a virtual identification number for Aadhaar to help strengthen privacy following several instances of data leaks. by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:11 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar Act and its Non-compliance with Data Protection Law in India
This post compares the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, with India's data protection regime as articulated in the Information Technology (Reasonable ... by Vanya Rakesh last modified Apr 18, 2016 11:43 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Why is the UIDAI cracking down on individuals that hoard Aadhaar data?
Private firms' offer to print Aadhaar details on plastic card a breach of law. by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 17, 2016 04:16 PM — Filed under: , ,
The Last Chance for a Welfare State Doesn’t Rest in the Aadhaar System
Boosting welfare is the message, which is how Aadhaar is being presented in India. The Aadhaar system as a medium, however, is one that enables tracking, ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 19, 2016 01:18 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Reply to RTI Application under RTI Act of 2005 from Vanya Rakesh
Unique Identification Authority of India replied to the RTI application filed by Vanya Rakesh. by Vanya Rakesh last modified Jan 13, 2016 02:40 AM — Filed under: , ,
Studying the Emerging Database State in India: Notes for Critical Data Studies (Accepted Abstract)
"Critical Data Studies (CDS) is a growing field of research that focuses on the unique theoretical, ethical, and epistemological challenges posed by 'Big ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges, May 26-27, 2016
A workshop on “Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges” is being organised by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 26, 2016 10:29 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Data for Governance, Governance of Data, and Data Anxieties
The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) organised a panel discussion on 'The Data Explosion – How the Internet of Things will Affect Media Freedom ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jul 03, 2016 05:59 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,