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Public institutions in India resuming fingerprint biometric attendance after COVID break

Some public offices across India are reintroducing biometric attendance record-keeping for staff with fingerprints, a practice common in India’s public…

 

Indian government official claims $29B in savings from Aadhaar

A senior official claims that the government of India has saved billions of dollars through Aadhaar, while speeding up benefits…

 

India’s Telangana minister talks public facial recognition trust on WEF panel

The development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence-based technologies such as facial recognition is spreading like wildfire across the world…

 

UIDAI sows confusion with Aadhaar photocopy warning, ‘normal prudence’ retraction

India’s biometric digital identity issuer scored an own goal by effectively announcing the security risks built into the scheme. The…

 

Biometrics India Expo 2022 co-located with RFID India Expo / SmartCards Expo

Biometrics India Expo 2022 co-located with RFID India Expo / SmartCards Expo Delhi NCR, India September 21 – 23, 2022…

 

India’s DigiLocker ties into WhatsApp to improve government service access with digital ID

Indian government digital ID wallet DigiLocker will be available through WhatsApp in a bid to increase accessibility of government services…

 

Bengaluru plans facial recognition gates at Namma Metro

The Indian city of Bengaluru is planning to implement a facial recognition scheme to provide an alternative for the use…

 

Indians facing barriers to abortion access, privacy breaches due to requests to show Aadhaar

The reporting by Politico of documents that show United States Supreme Court judges voted to overturn abortion rights, striking down the…

 

Aadhaar officials say no to request for biometrics in Delhi murder investigation

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the federal agency behind the biometric Aadhaar ID number program, told the High…

 

City in India requires smartwatches for surveillance on sewer workers

It is a good example of what many people globally fear about biometric surveillance. A city in India requires those…

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