Aadhaar

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SCI-TECH

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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

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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.

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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