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Aadhaar verification at airports raises need for stricter data privacy regulations
by Admin published Nov 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The absence of legislation is letting companies compile and deploy sensitive personal information without legal oversight.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar's new security measures are good, it is still work in progress
by Admin published Jan 26, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Here's a rundown of the three new features that the UIDAI will introduce to make Aadhaar seemingly more secure.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar's the largest biometric database globally but it is leaky by design
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
It the largest biometric database in the world and it is fraught with security issues.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar-enabled smartphones will ease money transfer
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2016 — filed under: , ,
With its plans to make smartphones Aadhaar-enabled, the government hopes to provide users a means to do self-authentication and let businesses and banks verify the identity of their clients through their smartphones, a move that could potentially lead the way to a cashless society.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar-privacy debate: How the 12-digit number went from personal identifier to all pervasive transaction tool
by Admin published Jan 18, 2018 last modified Jan 18, 2018 03:01 PM — filed under: , ,
Depending on who you ask, the Aadhaar is either a convenience or a curse.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar: ‘Safety is regularly evolving‘
by Admin published Feb 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Experts say the new security features will significantly ensure there is no ‘large-scale theft of people‘s identity‘. Alnoor Peermohamed reports.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar: A widening net
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 22, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
As India makes Aadhaar compulsory for a range of services, concerns about potential data breaches remain more than six years after the govt started building the world’s largest biometric identification system.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar: Are a billion identities at risk on India's biometric database
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:38 AM — filed under: , ,
"My fingerprints and iris are mine and my own. The state cannot take away my body," a lawyer told India's Supreme Court last week.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar: Govt will not compromise on national security
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 22, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The government is confident that the Aadhaar Bill will be passed.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Aadhaar: Still Too Many Problems
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 07, 2016 last modified Apr 06, 2016 03:31 PM — filed under: , ,
While one wishes to welcome govt’s attempt to bring Aadhaar within a legislative framework, the fact is there are too many problems that still remain unaddressed for one to be optimistic.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog