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Aadhaar privacy issue News
Aadhaar privacy issue
Can't govt have legitimate concerns on welfare scheme, asks SC
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Can the government not have "legitimate concern" that the benefits of its social welfare schemes are reaching the right persons or verify whether the beneficiaries are even alive or not, the Supreme Court asked today.
Citizens' biometric data collected by private firms without legal framework, SC told
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
The Supreme Court on Thursday was told that private agencies collected biometric data of the citizens under the Aadhaar scheme without any legal framework permitting it.
Aadhaar a giant electronic leash, reduces an individual to a number: SC told
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that Aadhaar was "an electronic leash" to which every resident of India was tethered, and was violative of the Constitution as it reduces the recognition of an individual to a number.
Aadhaar should continue adding security layers: Paytm
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Amid the raging debate over privacy concerns related to Aadhaar, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma today said there is a continuous need of adding more security layers in the unique identity system.
Aadhaar biometric lock, a lesser-known security feature
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Long before it brought in an extra firewall for privacy with the proposed virtual IDs, the Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI had set in place a 'biometric lock' as an additional layer of protection against outside intrusions or breach.
RBI says not connected with study on Aadhaar security aspects
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India today said neither it nor its researcher were any way connected to a study on security aspects of Aadhaar by one S Ananth.