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Is Private Sector ignoring Virtual Aadhaar ID ?

On 10th January 2018, UIDAI issued a circular outlining the details of its proposed Virtual Aadhaar ID system along with the introduction of the “Limited KYC” system that does not return the Aadhaar number and only provides an “agency specific” … 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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Aadhaar must be preserved with safeguards…. The root cause for Privacy breach is elsewhere

An interesting debate is happening in the Supreme Court on whether “Aadhaar is Constitutional” and whether it should be scrapped. We are informed that the Anti Aadhaar advocates have started putting through their view points to convince the Court that … Continue reading

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It is Y2K moment again in India, with Virtual Aadhaar ID

It appears as if the Anti Aadhaar lobby in India has just been outsmarted by the UIDAI with its proposition of the “Virtual Aadhaar ID” as a response to the many complaints about the leakage of Aadhaar information. The Supreme … Continue reading

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Right to Privacy should cease at death

At a time when India is debating a new law on Data Protection, an interesting question has been raised  before the Supreme Court about the “Right of Privacy” and whether it extends beyond death. The recent judgement of a 9 … Continue reading

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