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Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

Jun 30, 2014

Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

The home ministry is giving NPR primacy over Nandan Nilekani's Aadhaar. Actually, Rajnath Singh should use both, and the objective should be to identify illegal immigrants, but not throw them out. #Rajnath Singh #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #The Neighbourhood #NPR #Nepalese #Bangladeshi Illegal Immigrants
Neta Nilekani is fine, but I still wouldn't buy his Aadhaar

Sep 18, 2013

Neta Nilekani is fine, but I still wouldn't buy his Aadhaar

Nilekani has proved his ability to survive in politics by weathering all storms on the Aadhaar project, but the project is seriously flawed and compromises privacy. #India #Congress #Nandan Nilekani #UIDAI #Social Security #UniqueID #Aadhaar project
Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

Apr 15, 2013

Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

There is no legal mandate to issue Aadhaar to all Indian residents. But the Unique ID is being pushed without legal sanction or any privacy protection #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #PolicyWatch #UIDAI #Direct cash transfers #UniqueID
Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin

Dec 27, 2012

Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin

The UPA and Sonia Gandhi are turning a deaf year to their own National Advisory Council's apprehensions on cash transfers. #Sonia Gandhi #Rahul Gandhi #NAC #Aadhaar #Unique ID #Cash transfers
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Dec 18, 2012

Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

The Unique ID scheme is poorly conceived and may end up trampling on citizen rights, including privacy. It should be scrapped. #Aadhaar #In My Opinion #Unique ID Scheme

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Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Sep 11, 2014

India's biometric ID project is back on track

The new Indian government has indicated strong support for a controversial project to require residents to have biometric IDs in order to collect government benefits, setting a target of 1 billion enrollments by 2015. The status of the project was in... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Sep 05, 2014

Barclays to introduce 'finger-vein ID' readers

Biometric machines use vein pattern rather than fingerprint to identify customers and system will be rolled out to some customers next year Barclays Bank is to introduce "finger-vein ID" readers that will allow customers to junk their pin numbers, pa... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Sep 09, 2014

Apple Introduces Apple Pay to Simplify Payments

The next generation of Apple devices will let you buy things in stores without taking out your credit cards or cash. The new iPhones and Apple Watch use NFC, or Near Field Communication, to enable simple mobile payments. Apple created a new payment p... #Samsung #Google Inc. #Major League Baseball #Macy's #Apple, Inc. #Duane Reade #Bloomingdales