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Privacy and Security of Aadhaar

The article investigates the privacy and security issues of Aadhaar from a technology point of view. Specifically, the possibilities of identification and authentication without consent using the Aadhaar number or biometric data, and unlawful access of Aadhaar data in the central repository are examined. The analysis suggests that privacy protection in Aadhaar will require an independent third party that can play the role of an online auditor; study of several modern tools and techniques from computer science; and strong legal and policy frameworks that can address the specifics of authentication and identification in a modern digital setting.

Defend the IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are widely acknowledged as premier academic institutions both in India and across the world. Today, it would be hard for anyone to deny that the success of the IITs, instituted by an Act of Parliament in the 1950s, has largely been due to the autonomy of...

Defend the IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are widely acknowledged as premier academic institutions both in India and across the world. Today, it would be hard for anyone to deny that the success of the IITs, instituted by an Act of Parliament in the 1950s, has largely been due to the autonomy of...
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