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#India- Who owns our identity? #UID #Aadhaar #Biometrics

Author: Latha Jishnu, Down to Earth Posted on: 31 May, 2013 Between Nilekani’s UID and National Population Register’s KYR+is a huge mess and a looming nightmare Illustration: Anirban Bora   Yattan Bibi, scrubber of floors and cleaner of dishes (other people’s), has… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar #UID Your data, going on sale soon #MUSTSHARE

USHA RAMANATHAN, The Hindu  ILLUSTRATION: SATWIK GADE ILLUSTRATION: SATWIK GADE TOPICS interior policy personal data collection politics government Information being collected for the unique identification project will be sold back to the government through specially created, privatised, for profit utilities… Continue Reading →

#India – #Aadhaar private ownership of UID data – Part II

  USHA RAMANATHAN | 30/04/2013 , Moneylife.com   Those enrolling on the UID database have not been informed that their data is to yield profit for the UIDAI, Rs288.15 crore a year and its only investor, the government, does not even own the data…. Continue Reading →

#India- Question mark over issuing resident identity card plans #NPR #UID

ET, March 25, 2013   NEW DELHI: The government is having second thoughts about the wisdom of having a national identity card for all Indian residents — an idea that was first mooted by late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in… Continue Reading →

#Indian— ID crisis unveils #Aadhaar doubts #privacy #UID

    Summary: Two separate organizations are capturing biometric data of over 1 billion Indians, creating fresh doubts in the government’s justification to catalogue citizens.         By Mahesh Sharma |  March 14, 2013 —     A… Continue Reading →

People should resist enforcement of UID scheme, say experts #Aadhaar

By Newzfirst Correspondent3/2/13 Bangalore – Internationally recognized expert on law and poverty Dr. Usha Ramanathan Saturday urged citizens of the country to question the enforcement of the UID scheme that has no legitimacy. Addressing the gathering of people from various… Continue Reading →

#Tamilnadu mode of benefit transfer without #aadhaar number proves effective- #UID

State mode of benefit transfer proves effective T. RAMAKRISHNAN, The Hindu Major difference is that it is not linked to Aadhaar numbers A beneficiary operating a biometric smart card machine at Samuthiram in Tiruchi on Friday.Collector Jayashree Muralidharan and, Chief… Continue Reading →

Confusion over #Aadhaar and #NPR #UID #Biometrics

Bibek Debroy  , ET Thursday October 25, 2012, 03:46 PM We just went and got our biometry done for NPR (National Population Register).  Census enumerators had visited us earlier and before the appointed NPR dates, we got an enrolment form… Continue Reading →

Budgetary allocation for Aadhar project is in contempt of Parliament

Civil society groups welcome the submission of a memorandum opposing Aadhaar and other anti-people policies to the prime minister along with a big truckload of signatures numbering 3.57 crore on March 14, says Gopal Krishna  The Union Budget’s allocation of… Continue Reading →

Immediate Press Release ( Hindi also ) – 3.57 crore signatures submitted to PM seeking scrapping of Aadhaar

    Press Release Budgetary Allocation for Aadhaar/NPR-UIDAI in Contempt of Parliament Both Aadhaar and NPR are security projects 3.57 crore signatures submitted to PM seeking scrapping of Aadhaar March 16, 2012 The Govt ignores the PSC of Finance 42nd… Continue Reading →

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