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Feb 13, 2018
'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar caseAt this Justice Chandrachud said that government may be seeing Aadhaar as an enabler to access benefits' under the welfare schemes for those have no other identity proof.
Jan 25, 2018
Microsoft is bringing a new data collection viewer to defend against Windows 10 privacy complaintsAlmost a year after revealing what data Microsoft collects, the company is stepping up its game by coming clean in front of its users.
Nov 15, 2017
Union minister KJ Alphons hits out at Aadhaar critics, says people more willing to share details with foreign nationsTaking on critics of biometric identifier Aadhaar, Minister of State for IT KJ Alphons Kannanthanam on Wednesday said people have no problem in giving out details to foreign nations like US while applying for visa but call it a violation of privacy when asked to give simple details for Aadhaar.
Aug 25, 2017
Supreme Court's Right to Privacy order not to affect deadline for Aadhaar-PAN link, says UIDAIThe requirement of Aadhaar for availing government subsidies, welfare schemes and other benefits will also continue unhindered for now
Jul 12, 2017
Aadhaar privacy issue: Supreme Court's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear case on 18 JulyEarlier, the apex court had passed a slew of orders asking the government and its agencies not to make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of their welfare schemes
May 12, 2017
HP has been shipping a keylogger with its computers for years, sloppy code to blameA cybersecurity company has discovered that HP has been shipping a keylogger in its computers since “at least Christmas 2015.”
Apr 28, 2017
Linking Aadhaar to PAN: It's like an 'electronic leash' on honest citizens, petitioner tells SCCitizens are not servants of the state. We are independent citizens. They cannot invade my body and if they will invade it, then it would be a totalitarian state, said Shyam Divan in the court
Apr 14, 2017
Aadhaar ecosystem needs better cybersecurity, say cyber security expertsThere is a need to make Aadhaar ecosystem more cyber secure and address its privacy and data protection nuances, cyber experts said on Thursday.
Mar 28, 2017
Aadhaar Act needs a relook from the security and privacy aspect, to avoid mistakes made with the IT ActFor the first time, we are coming across Aadhaar which is providing an interconnected ecosystem. That, from a consumer standpoint, is going to present a huge amount of data privacy issues.
Mar 24, 2017
Your PAN card, if not linked to Aadhaar by 31 Dec, may become invalid: ReportThis comes after the government made Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns