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Feb 20, 2018
Aadhaar hearings: Aadhaar is architecturally unconstitutional, argue the petitionersFor the Aadhaar Act to be constitutional, the petitioners argued that it firstly needs to meet the tests of substantive and procedural reasonableness.
Jan 31, 2018
Aadhaar case: SC looking at striking a balance between disbursal of social welfare benefits and data aggregationThe Court stated that a balance would have to be struck between the state’s interest in disbursal of welfare benefits and privacy concerns with aggregation of data.
Jan 30, 2018
Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilitiesTechnical experts have long since been asserting the surveillance capabilities of Aadhaar, and this has now taken the form of affidavits before the Supreme Court in the ongoing Aadhaar case.
Jan 16, 2018
Aadhaar's new Face Authentication system opens up a Pandora's box of problemsNo matter how secure the CIDR is maintained, this crucial data of an entire nation in a single database is a huge security risk.
Jan 12, 2018
Aadhaar Virtual ID is a proactive move to fix privacy holes but might be useless without critical updatesVirtual ID is a welcome acknowledgment of the privacy and security issues with Aadhaar, as opposed to the UIDAI’s characteristic denial of privacy.
Jan 04, 2018
Aadhaar database access found to be sold on WhatsApp for Rs 500; UIDAI official acknowledges major data breachPaying Rs 500, the investigating team were able to obtain a 'Login ID and username' which allows access to all particulars listed under any Aadhaar number.
Aug 27, 2017
UIDAI refutes reports of Aadhaar data snoop; says system secureThe UIDAI on Sunday asserted that Aadhaar system has stringent security features to prevent any unauthorised capture or transmission of data, refuting reports that hinted at sensitive biometric data being allegedly accessed by certain foreign agencies.
Aug 26, 2017
Wikileaks point to report alleging CIA could have access to Aadhaar data; officials say database is secureWikileaks sent out a tweet on Friday, which almost seems to allege that central intelligence agency (CIA) spies might already be having access to the Aadhaar database.
Apr 13, 2017
Aadhaar ecosystem should be made more cyber secure, says expertThere is a need to make Aadhaar ecosystem more cyber secure and address its privacy and data protection nuances, cyber experts said on Thursday.
Apr 04, 2017
Aadhaar: A convenience or a curse? Misinformation and fear distort the real issues with the serviceDepending on your point of view, Aadhaar is either a convenience or a curse, an instrument of change or a tool for mass surveillance.