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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.
Jul 16, 2018
Aadhaar biometric data can't be tracked even if tried a billion times: IT ministerThe Minister said that Aadhaar authorities conduct nearly one crore authentications every second.
Jun 23, 2018
Aadhaar biometric data cannot be used for criminal investigations, says UIDAIUIDAI has said that it has never shared any biometric data with any crime investigating agency.
Mar 26, 2018
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica row: Whether on FB or Aadhaar, societal need for privacy trumps the individualThe social value of privacy needs to be spotlighted for it urges us to look not only at the individual right over data, but the social benefits that we derive from its recognition.
Mar 09, 2018
Tech2 Talks: Digital rights activist, Nikhil Pahwa explains what's wrong with Aadhaar and how to fix itThe discussion with Pahwa also takes place at a time when petitioners are actively chasing the government's Aadhaar program, pointing out loopholes and the downsides of the system in the Supreme Court.