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Virtual Aadhaar ID: More breathing time for laggards

UIDAI announced the Virtual Aadhaar ID system in January and made it available from 1st March 2018 giving time upto 30th June 2018 for AUAs/KUAs to tweak their systems. Then it extended the time upto the end of June. (Refer:┬áIs … Continue reading

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Three days to go for mandatory use of Virtual Aadhaar ID… Who is ready?

In January this year, UIDAI had announced the introduction of the “Virtual Aadhaar ID” scheme to increase the security of the Aadhaar usage eco system. The introduction stumped the Anti-Aadhaar lobby who were roaring before the Supreme Court when the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court cannot ignore the Virtual ID development regarding Aadhaar

Supreme Court has now come to the end of hearing the PIL on the Aadhaar. Whatever be the actual petition it is clear that the opposition to Aadhaar stems mainly from the Black Money holders and Benami property holders who … Continue reading

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If India was in EU, Aadhaar would have been exempted from GDPR.. Supreme Court needs to ponder..

Currently GDPR and Aadhaar are both hot subjects for discussion amongst professionals whether they are Privacy activists, Information Security professionals or Lawyers. GDPR is at one end of the spectrum often looked upon by Privacy activists as the ultimate in … Continue reading

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How Aadhaar security reaches a new dimension with Virtual Aadhaar ID

Aadhaar has been the center of Privacy debate for quite some time in India and has even attracted international attention. Amidst the criticisms that Aadhaar system is not properly secured and therefore it may lead to loss of privacy of … Continue reading

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We need to build a “Bridge of Trust” between UIDAI and Security specialists

In the on-going petition in Supreme Court, Aadhaar faces a tough battle against multiple opponents. The background under which the Aadhaar case has come up for hearing itself suggests that there are some undercurrents of opposition to Aadhaar even within … Continue reading

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