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#India – Identity crisis slows Aadhaar rollout #UID #biometrics

  Ajanta Chakraborty, TNN | Jun 15, 2013, 03.55 AM IST           Many residents, after waiting in long queues for biometric identification, have ended up with mistaken identities as their National Resident Identity Card (NRIC) –… Continue Reading →

Army’s Fingerprint and Iris Databases Head for the Cloud #Biometrics #UID #Aadhaar

BY SPENCER ACKERMAN,   A soldier scans an Afghan’s eye for placement in the U.S. military’s large wartime biometrics databases, March 2012.Photo: U.S. Army   The next time U.S. soldiers snap a picture of your eye or scan your face, they’re… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar and the art of not-so-subtle persuasion #UID

  ALOYSIUS XAVIER LOPEZ, The Hindu   Many seem convinced the scheme is compulsory A couple of days ago, Lavanya Mohan’s tweet on being ‘sent back in line’ for not wearing a dupatta while trying to get her picture taken… Continue Reading →

Biometrics programs for the developing world could put data in the wrong hands #Aadhaar #UID

Privacy for the Other 5 Billion Western-backed biometrics programs for the developing world could put data in the wrong hands. By Kevin P. Donovan and Carly Nyst Posted Friday, May 17, 2013, at 11:51 AM An Indian villager looks at an iris scanner… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh -Biometric information of 14 lakh #Aadhaar applicants goes missing #UID

Rahul Ramakrishna | May 1, 2013 | Postnoon Biometric information from over 14 lakh people has gone missing. This could lead to vital data falling into criminal hands. What can be a greater loss to a city than the loss of identities… Continue Reading →

#India – Why is #Aadhaar being shoved down our throats? #UID

  Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?   by R Jagannathan Apr 15, 2013   Electoral logic is driving the UPA towards a patent illegality: forcing people to part with sensitive private information such as biometric data or finger-prints without… Continue Reading →

Shame! Andhra Pradesh in the eye of the #Aadhaar card scam #UID

Rahul Ramakrishna | March 23, 2013 A clause meant to ensure no one was left out of Aadhaar has become the keystone of a major scam. Trust us to spin a scam out of anything. One more blotched job on Aadhaar card… Continue Reading →

#India- Biometric Marginality #UID #Aadhaar #homeless #migrants

    Vol – XLVIII No. 13, March 30, 2013 | Ursula Rao Review of Urban Affairs Review Issues         Debates on India‘s Unique Identification Number project have so far been based on the analysis of economic… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar applications abandoned on roadside #UID #WTFnews

   Story Dated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:45 hrs IST     Kasaragod: Around 2000 applications for Aadhaar, the individual identity card by Govt of India, were found abandoned on roadside. Documents including photo copies of necessary identity proofs for… Continue Reading →

About 4 lakh #Aadhaar cards cancelled #UID

  PIB RELEASE- MARCH 20, 2013 Cancellation of Aadhar cards under Biometric Exception clause As on date, 384237 Aadhar numbers have been cancelled under Biometric exception clause. In keeping with UIDAI’s commitment to achieve zero failure to enroll, the enrolement… Continue Reading →

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