TITLE

INDIA'S CHALLENGE: PRESERVING PRIVACY RIGHTS WHILE IMPLEMENTING AN EFFECTIVE NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

AUTHOR(S)
McKenna, Caroline E.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Brooklyn Journal of International Law;2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p729
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses the implementation of an effective national identification system in India through AADHAAR scheme, a unique identification project of India. It discusses state of privacy rights in India and AADHAAR in which a 12 digit individual identification number is issued to all residents of India by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to address problems faced by poor people. It also discusses data privacy laws of Europe in the context of AADHAAR program of India.
ACCESSION #
86440509

 

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