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Our resources on Aadhaar

March 10, 2017

Aadhaar, the unique biometric identification project of UIDAI has been at the center of many debates since its inception. Among other things, concerns have been raised regarding privacy, and security of the sensitive biometric data

Aadhaar on trial: The litigations around Aadhaar

January 5, 2017

The development of Aadhaar over the years has opened a Pandora’s box of litigations against its various claims and processes that range on the spectrum from privacy rights to compulsory carrying of Aadhaar cards by

Digital Citizen Summit by Digital Empowerment Foundation (November 11)

December 1, 2016

Our Counsel, Prasanth Sugathan was part of a panel on privacy at the Digital Citizen Summit organized by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) in Bangalore on 11th November, 2016.  This session focused on digital privacy and

‘Putting all Aadhaar data in one big box is ill advised’: Mishi Choudhary

November 9, 2016

Mishi Choudhary, in an interview with Business Standard, published on 3rd October, 2016 talks about the lack of privacy, data protection and the impediment it causes thereto in light of the government’s ambitious Digital India

Summary Report: Discussion on Understanding Aadhaar through the Lens of Technology

October 7, 2016

SFLC.in, in collaboration with iSPIRT (Indian Software Product Industry Round Table) organized a discussion on September 5, 2016 at the India International Centre, New Delhi, where we aimed to delve deeper into the technological components

The WhatsApp Privacy Saga (Part 1)

September 23, 2016

CC BY-SA 3.0 NY WhatsApp updated its privacy policy on August 25, 2016 for the first time since its acquisition by Facebook in October 2015. As per the updated policy, WhatsApp will now share limited

SFLC.in at FSMK Camp 2016

August 4, 2016

Free Software Movement of Karantaka (FSMK) organizes annual week long technical camps for students, with a special emphasis on Free & Open Source Software (FOSS), its significance, benefits, and contribution towards an internet ecosystem that

Roundtable: Privacy & Data Protection in the Digital Economy (Bengaluru, 4th August, 2016)

August 2, 2016

The digital India initiative, coupled with the Government’s plan to boost emergence of start-ups in India points directly to an economy supported by the digital infrastructure. A swift shift to the information based economy requires

Journey of Aadhaar – Graphical Illustration

July 13, 2016

The Aadhaar scheme has undergone scrutinies and challenges at various levels since its inception as the flagship program of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in 2006.  In its journey, there have been two

Journey of Aadhaar

May 21, 2016

The Aadhaar scheme has undergone scrutinies and challenges at various levels since its inception as the flagship program of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in 2006. In its journey, there have been two