Identity theft

aadhaar biometric surveillance

Fundamental conceptual concerns regarding the Aadhaar number as a unique identity based upon biometric digital data and the associated risks for citizens of India

Under the Aadhaar system, all Indian citizens are being allotted a unique twelve-digit identity number by the State upon obtaining biometric data including fingerprint and iris scans and upon submission and verification of certain demographic data including the name, date of birth and residential address. The new identity is different from all previous identity documents …

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Anonymous Speech – A Press Release by Riseup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FBI seizes server providing anonymous remailer and many other services from colocation facility. Contacts: Riseup Networks, Devin Theriot-Orr, 206-708-8740, sunbird@riseup.net May First/People Link, Jamie McClelland, 917-509-5734, jm@mayfirst.org ECN: Isole Nella Rete, inr@riseup.net Attack on Anonymous Speech On Wednesday, April 18, at approximately 16:00 Eastern Time, U.S. Federal authorities removed a server from a colocation facility …

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