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Apr 15, 2019
IT Grids Aadhaar data leak: UIDAI’s implicit acknowledgement of a large-scale data breach will be very welcome to anti-Aadhaar activistsThe breach points, yet again, to major concerns with the security of data in the Aadhaar ecosystem.
Apr 15, 2019
Aadhaar data leak: Details of 7.82 cr Indians from AP and Telangana found on IT Grids' databaseThere have been around 30 FIRs that have been filed by the UIDAI since the introduction of the Aadhaar Act 2016.
Jul 25, 2018
Data-protection bill draft could dilute govt accountability on Aadhaar: ReportThis draft comprising around 15 chapters covers topics such as data localisation, the creation of a data protection authority among other things
Apr 18, 2018
Aadhaar Hearings: Counsel argues that Aadhaar is more secure than a data protection law, SC disagreesThe Bench, while discussing apprehensions of misuse of data, observed that a blinkered view of reality could not be taken while dealing with Aadhaar.
Mar 16, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitionersThe issues raised included that the entire Aadhaar project is beyond the Act’s objectives, the excessive data collection under KYR+ and State Resident Data Hubs (SRDHs),
Jan 26, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequencesLacking 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.
Jan 12, 2018
Aadhaar Virtual ID is a proactive move to fix privacy holes but might be useless without critical updatesVirtual ID is a welcome acknowledgment of the privacy and security issues with Aadhaar, as opposed to the UIDAI’s characteristic denial of privacy.
Jan 05, 2018
Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI must address privacy concerns urgently; simply denying leak not enoughAsserting the technical security of the Aadhaar card and the safety of the biometric data alone as a response to privacy allegations is not enough.
Dec 11, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part X: Governing diverse industries through a co-regulatory approachIs the co-regulatory approach appropriate for India? What about other models like self-regulation and ‘command and control’?