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POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Data Privacy, SC, UIDAI, Amendment bill

Aadhaar Amendment Bill: What's new and how it affects you

Here is a short analysis of the proposed Amendment Bill and how it can be interpreted in light of the recent SC judgment.

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

 |  5-minute read
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.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Congress, Narendra Modi, Cambridge Analytica, UIDAI

5 times Elliot Alderson exposed the flaws in India's system

The French security researcher has single-handedly managed to embarrass not just UIDAI but also Congress and BJP ahead of the 2019 general elections.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
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.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
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.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Fingerprint cloning, UIDAI, Rajasthan constable recruitment exam, Aadhaar card

What cheating in Rajasthan police recruitment exam exposes about Aadhaar security

It is remarkably easy to clone biometric data, the very premise of Aadhaar’s supposed infallibility.