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Blog Entry Data Flow in the Unique Identification Scheme of India
by Vidushi Marda published Sep 03, 2015 — filed under: ,
This note analyses the data flow within the UID scheme and aims at highlighting vulnerabilities at each stage. The data flow within the UID Scheme can be best understood by first delineating the organizations involved in enrolling residents for Aadhaar. The UIDAI partners with various Registrars usually a department of the central or state Government, and some private sector agencies like LIC etc– through a Memorandum of Understanding for assisting with the enrollment process of the UID project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The seedy underbelly of revenge porn
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 02:25 PM — filed under: ,
Intimate photos posted by angry exes are becoming part of an expanding online body of dirty work.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Human DNA Profiling Bill 2012 v/s 2015 Bill
by Vanya Rakesh published Sep 06, 2015 — filed under: , ,
This entry analyses the Human DNA Profiling Bill introduced in 2012 with the provisions of the 2015 Bill
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Unique Identity Number (UID), National Population Register (NPR), and Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 24, 2013 last modified Mar 01, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Say No to UID campaign invite you to a workshop to discuss and learn about the present state of the UID and the NPR schemes. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at TERI, Bangalore, from 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Electoral Databases – Privacy and Security Concerns
by Snehashish Ghosh published Jan 16, 2014 last modified Jan 16, 2014 11:07 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
In this blogpost, Snehashish Ghosh analyzes privacy and security concerns which have surfaced with the digitization, centralization and standardization of the electoral database and argues that even though the law provides the scope for protection of electoral databases, the State has not taken any steps to ensure its safety.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry A judicial overreach into matters of regulation
by Gurshabad Grover published Aug 28, 2019 — filed under: , ,
A PIL on Aadhaar sheds light on some problematic trends
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
What Centre will tell Supreme Court on Aadhaar and social media account linkage
by Amrita Madhukalya published Aug 28, 2019 last modified Sep 02, 2019 04:28 AM — filed under: ,
The top court had held in the Aadhaar case that the government can make the linking of the 12-digit-number mandatory only in the case of availing subsidies and welfare benefits. Consequently, Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act was struck down.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Submission to Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace on the definition of Cyber Stability
by Arindrajit Basu and Elonnai Hickok published Sep 11, 2019 last modified Sep 11, 2019 02:52 PM — filed under: ,
"The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace released a public consultation process that sought to solicit comments and obtain feedback on the definition of “Stability of Cyberspace”, as developed by the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Policy Design Jam
by Admin published Sep 25, 2019 — filed under: ,
Pallavi Bedi, Akash Sheshadri and Anubha Sinha attended the event organized by Whatsapp and ISPP on 16 September 2019 at Indian School of Public Policy campus, Qutub Institutional Area, Delhi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Will FASTag raise privacy concerns?
by Shreya Nandi and Prathma Sharma published Oct 18, 2019 — filed under: ,
FASTag, an electronic device that enables direct, cashless toll payment, has been touted as the Aadhaar for vehicles as it would help the government track movement of automobiles. But the move can also stoke fresh concerns on privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media