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Aug 24, 2018
Facial recognition helps arrest man with fake French passport entering the USFacial recognition has been growing for law enforcement, border control as concerns rise on privacy.
Aug 15, 2018
Behavioural Biometrics: Tech that tracks your phone taps, scrolls and swipesBehavioural patterns like how you press, scroll, type on your phone screen determines who you are.
Jul 30, 2018
Aadhaar privacy issues extend beyond the security of its biometric databaseThere is a robust need for safeguarding our data and own responsibility for it.
Jun 22, 2018
Limited Aadhaar data needed by police to identify first-time offenders: NCRB chiefLimited access to Aadhaar for catching first time offenders through their fingerprints and to identify unclaimed bodies required says NCRB chief
May 03, 2018
UIDAI slams enrolment software breach reports, says stringent processes in place; Gates bats for AadhaarThe Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank (WB) to take India's Aadhaar approach to other countries.
Mar 13, 2018
The UIDAI needs to realize the harm sharing Aadhaar, PAN and other crucial data can cause to the systemThe UIDAI has always taken an extremely narrow stance on privacy, concerning itself only with biometric data.
Jan 10, 2018
Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concernsThe Virtual ID, which would be a random 16-digit number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorised agency like a mobile company, limited details like name, address and photograph, which are enough for any verification
Jan 09, 2018
UIDAI is inefficient but will share information if they cooperate, Tribune reporter who broke Aadhaar story tells FirstpostFirstpost spoke to The Tribune reporter who broke the Aadhaar breach story. She called UIDAI officials inefficient but said she will share information with them.
Jan 08, 2018
Aadhaar data breach: The Tribune and its reporter acted in public interest, they should cooperate with investigationThe Tribune may have placed their faith in the fact that they were acting in the public interest when they broke the story about the purported flaw in the Aadhaar programme. But the UIDAI response was to file a First Information Report (FIR) against The Tribune on the same day. This though, is understandable, given the peculiar facts of The Tribune's expose.
Jan 07, 2018
UIDAI files FIR against The Tribune, reporter Rachna Khaira for Aadhaar data breach storyThe UIDAI has registered an FIR against The Tribune and its reporter Rachna Khiara for publishing a news report claiming a breach in Aadhaar data