Tag Archives: UIDAI

RTI activist says Aadhaar contract gave foreign firms access to unencrypted data

BENGALURU: Contrary to the Centre’s claims, contracts signed with foreign firms by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), custodian of Aadhaar data, show that they got “full access” to classified data including fingerprints, iris scan info, and personal information like ...

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Aadhaar registration: Big data, big worries for commoners

BENGALURU: The long queue outside the Unique Identification Authority of India office here was not just of people rushing to get their Aadhaar numbers ahead of the deadline to file their income tax returns. Many of them were not enrolling ...

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Govt moves to check benami, Aadhaar to be made must for property deals

The government has also firmed up plans to enable electronic registration of properties, for which Aadhaar-based authentication will be a prerequisite. In a move meant to curb benami transactions and the use of black money in real estate deals, the ...

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Aadhaar impact: Govt working on a law to protect personal data

Privacy is central to the legal challenges facing Aadhaar, the 12-digit biometric unique identity number, which has raised data breach and privacy concerns. The government, though, is keen to expand the reach of Aadhaar, saying it is necessary to plug ...

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Jio Phone Launch, mAadhaar app, Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Price, Nokia Feature Phones, and More News This Week

Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the news that you can use from the world of tech. First up, the long-awaited Jio feature phone was finally revealed on Friday by Reliance Jio. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani introduced it as “India ...

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