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Aug 15, 2019
Fingerprint, facial recognition data of over 1 million people exposed in the UKResearchers found that the biometric data controls access to secure facilities, was unprotected and mostly unencrypted.
Jul 23, 2019
Bangalore airport launches Digi Yatra with Vistara; to introduce biometric boarding process to other flights laterAll Vistara flights are expected to be integrated into the biometric boarding process at the Bangalore airport by October, it said.
Jul 08, 2019
US govt agencies scanning millions of Americans’ faces without their consent: ReportSince 2011, FBI has reportedly logged over 390,000 facial-recognition searches of federal and local databases.
Jul 04, 2019
TMC MP Mahua Moitra opposes Aadhar bill, says it is ‘not transparent’ as it goes against laws of data protection and privacyOpposing the Aadhar Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on Thursday, TMC MP Mahua Moitra said that the bill violates Supreme Court judgment and lacks transparency. Speaking about section 5 of the bill she stated, 'There is no standard of privacy and security today. There is no Data Protection Act'. Earlier in the Lok Sabha, she submitted a breach of privilege motion against Zee TV and its editor Sudhir Chaudhary for allegedly falsely reporting her maiden address.
Dec 26, 2018
Aadhaar privacy debate, data protection regulation to intermediary guidelines: Tech policy trends of 2018Looking at the year gone by for privacy, one can look ahead at 2019 only with concern
Dec 06, 2018
Assam home department passes the buck over collection of biometric data as 15 December deadline approachesOfficials at the NRC secretariat are in no doubt that the home department is “passing the buck” since it had failed to begin the exercise in time.
Nov 13, 2018
Aadhaar's biometrics database can't be used to identify the dead, says UIDAIUIDAI said that it was impossible to match the fingerprints of a dead body with its biometric database.
Sep 27, 2018
'Should not blindly rely on technology': How media reacted to Supreme Court's Aadhaar judgmentThe Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutional validity of Aadhaar has garnered a variety of responses from media outlets: some in favour, others not so much.
Sep 26, 2018
SC strikes down section 57 of Aadhaar Act: Humongous task to audit and erase data with private firms, say expertsThe Supreme Court also said that Aadhaar data can't be shared with security agencies in the name of upholding national security and individuals too can complain about theft of their Aadhaar data.
Aug 06, 2018
Data Protection Bill Series: Non-consent based processing by State and non-State actorsThe Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 prescribes a number of provisions legalising the non-consensual processing of data.