The Privacy Battle Over the World’s Largest Biometric Database

The Privacy Battle Over the World’s Largest Biometric Database: In 2009, with little attention from abroad, the government of India launched a new identification program that has gone on to become the largest biometric database in the world. The program, known as Aadhaar, has collected the names, addresses, phone numbers—and perhaps more significantly, fingerprints, photographs,…

Despite low connectivity, slow speeds Indians can’t imagine life without internet

Despite low connectivity, slow speeds Indians can’t imagine life without internet: Though internet penetration in India has been relatively low, this has not stopped its people from falling in love with staying connected online. Most amount of people who said they ‘can’t live without the internet,’ stemmed from India, a report by Statista said on August 29.…