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POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Right to Privacy, Bhima Koregaon, Aadhaar, Adultery

Why Justice DY Chandrachud is the judiciary's sexy voice of dissent

Over the past year, the 59-year-old former Allahabad High Court Chief Justice has often stood, alone, for what many consider to be just.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Justice Chandrachud, Banks, Telecom companies, Aadhaar

Dear telcos and banks, please delete our Aadhaar data that you extorted

With immediate effect, banks and telecom companies have to stop asking people for their Aadhaar numbers or conduct e-KYC based on Aadhaar.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Right to Privacy, Supreme Court, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar is constitutionally valid: All you need to know

It may be a judgment not many were hoping for. But it is nonetheless significant.

POLITICS

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Data Privacy, Right to Privacy, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar loses its teeth after SC verdict but it will still bite you because we are Indians

The dissent by Justice DY Chandrachud in today's verdict recognises the perils of Aadhaar well.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Hack, Security breach, UIDAI, Aadhaar

What does the massive Aadhaar breach mean for all?

The Unique ID is compromised. There are no two ways to look at it.

VOICES

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Hackers, Cyber security, Rs sharma, Aadhaar

TRAI chief RS Sharma's Aadhaar debacle should be a learning experience for all

There is a considered view that cyber security is actually a myth and anything and everything which operates on the system of “zeros and ones” is hackable.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Blackmail, Robert Baptiste, Data Privacy, Aadhaar

What TRAI Chairman should learn from dangerous results of his stunt of publishing Aadhaar details

RS Sharma's details were made public, and his daughter fell on the receiving end of blackmail.

ART & CULTURE

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Aadhaar, Bigg Boss Tamil, Digital revolution, Irumbu thirai

How Irumbu Thirai removes the curtain that hides a dark world

The Tamil film tries to stick to a principal argument - digitalisation may not be all too safe and sound.

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.