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Apr 26, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Aadhaar has the support of two governments, argues the StateThe Aadhaar project had the support of two governments, since it had been commenced when the Congress was in power.
Apr 24, 2018
Venkaiah Naidu orders biometeric attendance for Rajya Sabha Secretariat after finding some staff missing during surprise visitRajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu ordered introduction of bio-metric attendance marking system in the Upper House secretariat after he found some staff members missing from office during his surprise visit to the secretariat
Apr 19, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court questions why both right to privacy and right to food cannot be secured under the ConstitutionThe Bench observed that the lack of choice with the means of identification indicated a lack of proportionality with the restriction imposed.
Apr 17, 2018
Facebook likely to face a class action lawsuit for using its facial recognition on photos of its users without their permissionThe class will consist of Facebook users in Illinois for whom Facebook created and stored facial recognition algorithms after June 7, 2011.
Apr 13, 2018
India should take necessary steps to ensure privacy while implementing Aadhaar, says IMFIMF said India should take necessary measures to ensure privacy and security controls while implementing large identification programmes like the Aadhaar
Apr 08, 2018
Aadhaar story so far: The arguments made by petitioners and State from Days 15 to 25 of SC hearingsPart II lists the contentions made by the petitioners from Days 15 to 19, and those of the State from Days 20 to 25 of the Aadhaar hearings
Apr 06, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Bench criticises the argument that Aadhaar can prevent bank frauds and terrorists from acquiring mobile numbersThe Attorney General argued that the Aadhaar regime had to be assessed based on what it was, and not on hypothetically what it could be.
Apr 05, 2018
Aadhaar hearings: Attorney General argues that pervasive collection of fingerprints meets proportionality requirementsThe Primary argument was to establish that Aadhaar meets the requirements of proportionality and legitimate state interests.
Mar 30, 2018
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."
Mar 29, 2018
Aadhaar case: UIDAI's documents show CEO's attempts to authenticate failed one out of five timesThe records submitted include supporting documents, including a record of all the attempts to authenticate his own Aadhaar identity between 1 November 2017 till March 2018.