Aadhaar

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POLITICS

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Aadhaar, Admission form, Schools, Haryana

Why Haryana school admission form raises some serious questions

Hinting at how the data would help streamline government benefits to students, the exercise has ensured parents will think twice before skipping optional fields.

VARIETY

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Data theft, Face scanning, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar face recognition is the worst idea UIDAI has come up with

Face scanning is more expensive, more difficult to do and arguably less secure and robust than fingerprint scanning.

SCI-TECH

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Data Privacy, NaMo App, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica

Why the woke Indian is still not worrying enough about data privacy

Blindly trusting organisations or people to safeguard your information is naïve.

POLITICS

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UIDAI, Biometric data, Aadhaar, Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani saying Aadhaar can be used to sell data is very worrying

Infosys co-founder's latest statement is akin to suggesting Indians can sell someone else’s kidney without the person's consent or knowledge.

POLITICS

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UIDAI, PDS, Aadhaar, Supreme Court

Why UIDAI CEO saying '100% reliance on Aadhaar not possible' flies in the face of BJP's push for it

The nodal authority conceding the lack of an alternative for Aadhaar — to help the people on ground — is a horrifying prospect.

VOICES

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HUMOUR

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Satire, Biometric data, UIDAI, Aadhaar

7 things that can protect Aadhaar data better than 13ft-high walls

Nothing, absolutely nothing can now touch the data. Not even UIDAI.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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POLITICS

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