If the petitioners lose, DNA authentication will come 100 percent: AMA on Aadhaar

The AMA answers all the Aadhaar-related questions that you will not find on the UIDAI's support site.


On the eve of India's 69th Republic Day a group of 10 experts on the topic of Aadhaar and related activities took to the social platform, Reddit to answer all sorts of questions redditors could throw at them.

 If the petitioners lose, DNA authentication will come 100 percent: AMA on Aadhaar

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It's day one of the AMA on Aadhaar, and 300 plus comments later, we have a ton of answers, some of which were surprisingly based on hard facts.

So we browsed through the post and came up with some of the most important and shocking answers to some really cool Aadhaar-related questions. Indeed, these are answers to all the questions you will not find on UIDAI's support site.

On probabilistic science and deterministic matching

From a tech POV, the largest failure in Aadhaar is...

All prior warnings on aadhaar raised by various people are now provable with solid data.

The single biggest security flaw with Aadhaar

On sharing data with service providers

If I have a rifle, can I argue that I will only use it like a stick?

What is the recourse for an individual in case there is a data breach

On the argument that Aadhaar leads to surveillance

Are the policies governing #Aadhaar in the best interest of #TheCommonMan?

Is DNA as an additional biometric after facial recognition?

The connection between Aadhaar and mobile phones

Everyone's collecting data, why is it such a problem when the government does it?

Should I bother getting an Aadhaar card made or no?

What if the judgement does in comes favor of the petitioners?

As mentioned earlier, this is just day one of the AMA and the authors of the post have promised to keep it live until the interest stays. So if you have something even more interesting than the questions above, do all of us a favour and type it down here so we can all be enlightened.

You can also read our Aadhaar Special coverage with opinions and different viewpoints by clicking here.


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