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UID Meeting in Bangalore – A Report
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 07, 2010 last modified Jan 04, 2011 08:14 AM — filed under:
On 23 November 2010 a public meeting was held for the UID in Bangalore. The speakers included B.K Chandrashekar, former Chairman of the Karnataka Legislature Council, Mr. Vidyashankar, Principal Secretary to Government of e-commerce, Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre for Internet and Society, Jude D’Souza, Technology Specialist and Mathew Thomas, Retired Army Officer.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog / Privacy
Blog Entry UID Research
by Vanya Rakesh published Dec 02, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 09:59 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre Internet and Society, India has been researching privacy policy in India since the year 2010 with the following objectives.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry UID: A Data Subject's Registration Tale
by Mukta Batra published Sep 11, 2014 last modified Sep 11, 2014 09:05 AM — filed under: , ,
A person who registered for UIDAI shares their experience of registering for the UID Number, on the condition of anonymity.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry UID: Nothing to Hide, Nothing to Fear?
by Shilpa Narani published Jul 25, 2011 last modified Sep 28, 2011 11:44 AM — filed under: ,
Isn’t it interesting that authorities ask you about your identity and you end up showing your proof of existence! Isn’t this breaching into one’s personal life? Why so much transparency only from the public side? Why can’t the government be equally transparent to the public?, asks Shilpa Narani.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog / Privacy
Blog Entry UID: Questions without Answers – A Talk by Usha Ramanathan
by Natasha Vaz published Oct 03, 2011 last modified Nov 24, 2011 04:41 AM — filed under: ,
UID enrolment is in full swing, providing an official identification to millions of Indians, yet there are numerous unanswered questions. A public talk on UID was held at the Institute of Science, Bangalore on September 6, 2011. Usha Ramanathan, an independent law researcher on jurisprudence, poverty and rights, discussed the questions that plague the UID project and the veil of silence enveloping the answers.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
UIDAI admits 210 government websites made Aadhaar details public
by Admin published Nov 21, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has admitted that Aadhaar details were leaked on over 200 central and state government websites.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Aug 22, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2016 01:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
UIDAI asks Centre for Internet & Society to provide hacker details
by Prasad Krishna published May 18, 2017 last modified Jun 07, 2017 12:21 PM — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the regulatory authority for Aadhaar, has written to a Bengaluru-based research organisation, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), seeking details about a suspected hack attack on government websites that led to the leak of information about 13 crore users.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database
by Admin published Jan 07, 2018 last modified Jan 07, 2018 12:03 PM — filed under: , ,
Personal data, including biometric information, of citizens safe and secure, says UIDAI on Aadhaar data breach.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media