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UIDAI given more time to file response in the Aadhaar data breach case
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UIDAI given more time to file response in the Aadhaar data breach case

During the day's hearing, UIDAI's counsel sought some time to place its reply which was allowed by the court.

Aadhaar verdict: A labyrinth that raises more questions than it attempts to answer
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Aadhaar verdict: A labyrinth that raises more questions than it attempts to answer

All of us have been asked to trust a story in which Aadhaar data security is never breached.

Watch: Learn about how Aadhaar's future hangs in a balance on Daily Dope
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Watch: Learn about how Aadhaar's future hangs in a balance on Daily Dope

Daily Dope's Nikita Rana gives us the gist about the complaints registered by the petitioners and how the state has addressed the Aadhaar issue

Aadhaar hearing: People must have a choice in the unstoppable march towards technology, argue petitioners
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Aadhaar hearing: People must have a choice in the unstoppable march towards technology, argue petitioners

Shyam Divan argued that the State’s expert report conceded that location data could be tracked via Aadhaar, thus establishing surveillance in a fundamental form.

Aadhaar hearing: Aadhaar has the support of two governments, argues the State
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Aadhaar hearing: Aadhaar has the support of two governments, argues the State

The Aadhaar project had the support of two governments, since it had been commenced when the Congress was in power.

Aadhaar hearing: Not necessary to prove least possible invasion of privacy, argues Additional Solicitor General
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Aadhaar hearing: Not necessary to prove least possible invasion of privacy, argues Additional Solicitor General

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta continued his arguments on the Aadhaar-PAN linkage and commenced his arguments on Aadhaar-Bank Account linkage

Aadhaar hearing: Bench criticises the argument that Aadhaar can prevent bank frauds and terrorists from acquiring mobile numbers
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Aadhaar hearing: Bench criticises the argument that Aadhaar can prevent bank frauds and terrorists from acquiring mobile numbers

The Attorney General argued that the Aadhaar regime had to be assessed based on what it was, and not on hypothetically what it could be.

Aadhaar no solution to scams as bank officials are hand in glove with fraudsters, says Supreme Court
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Aadhaar no solution to scams as bank officials are hand in glove with fraudsters, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that Aadhaar is not a solution to bank frauds as it can do little to stop fraudsters.

Aadhaar security lapse could allow major chunk of information to be stolen, says data security expert
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Aadhaar security lapse could allow major chunk of information to be stolen, says data security expert

"The UIDAI’s response, when we approached them a month ahead of the story, notifying them of the vulnerable endpoint, was to do nothing."

Aadhaar hearing: De facto mandatory nature of Aadhaar results in unconstitutional and indirect coercion, argue petitioners
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Aadhaar hearing: De facto mandatory nature of Aadhaar results in unconstitutional and indirect coercion, argue petitioners

Senior counsel KV Vishwanath commenced his first argument on Section 59 that grants validity to all the acts of the government prior to the passing of the Aadhaar Act in 2016

Aadhaar mandatory linking to services and welfare schemes may extend beyond 31 March, Centre tells SC
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Aadhaar mandatory linking to services and welfare schemes may extend beyond 31 March, Centre tells SC

The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar may be further extended beyond 31 March.

Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that receipt of govt benefits cannot be at the cost of compromising fundamental rights
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Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that receipt of govt benefits cannot be at the cost of compromising fundamental rights

In summary, Kapil Sibal argued that this case was the most important case in Indian history since the ADM Jabalpur case.

Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue on centralisation of data and challenge Aadhaar’s claims on savings
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Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue on centralisation of data and challenge Aadhaar’s claims on savings

Issues raised on day 6 included the unconstitutionality caused by the centralization of data from the Aadhaar system, the legal basis of Aadhaar, and the veracity of the UIDAI and governmental claims on the savings through Aadhaar.

Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilities
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Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilities

Technical 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.

Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences
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Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences

Lacking ownership over this critical infrastructure can have serious consequences. One such consequence is that this affects the ability of the government to declare it as a ‘protected system’, a crucial factor for ensuring the safety of the CIDR.

Aadhaar hearing Day 4: Challenges to the Aadhaar Act and its surveillance implications raised before SC
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Aadhaar hearing Day 4: Challenges to the Aadhaar Act and its surveillance implications raised before SC

The arguments against Aadhaar before the Supreme Court continued today, with senior counsel Shyam Divan presenting arguments against the Aadhaar system

Supreme Court will hear what Hadiya wants in open court on 27 Nov; defers Article 35(A) hearing by 8 weeks; pulls up Mamata govt over Aadhaar plea
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Supreme Court will hear what Hadiya wants in open court on 27 Nov; defers Article 35(A) hearing by 8 weeks; pulls up Mamata govt over Aadhaar plea

SC saw a packed Monday morning as it lined up a number of high-profile cases, ranging from the Aadhaar issue, the Kerala Love Jihad case and Article 35A.

Supreme Court hearings highlights : Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar linking
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Supreme Court hearings highlights : Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar linking

The Supreme Court is set for a busy Monday with high-profile cases such as Aadhaar, the Kerala Love Jihad issue and Article 35A expected to come up for hearing.

Supreme Court verdict on right to privacy: If apex body accepts Centre's view, ruling may be restricted
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Supreme Court verdict on right to privacy: If apex body accepts Centre's view, ruling may be restricted

The nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court will give its verdict regarding the debate on the Right to Privacy on Thursday.