Aadhaar: The Pitfalls of India’s Biometric ID Scheme …

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BBC 23 April 2018 More than a billion Indians have a biometric-based identification number More than a billion Indians now have the biometric-based 12-digit personal identification number called Aadhaar, which means ‘foundation’ in Hindi.
Aadhaar: Is India’s biometric ID scheme hurting the poor?
Indian officials in charge of a controversial biometric identity scheme have filed a police complaint after a report that citizens’ personal details were being sold for as little as 500 rupees ($7.8;£5.8) online.
But it said biometric data was safe.
The report is the latest revelation against the UIDAI biometric system known as Aadhaar, which means foundation.
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