Big Data, global surveillance state and the identity project.
Aadhaar by Govind Krishnan V.Jun 03, 2017
Aadhaar, the 12-digit
number linked to the fingerprints and iris patterns of most Indians, the key to
unlocking government for the citizen, is a security nightmare in a world where
big data and a handful of global defence contractors control the technology for
biometric solutions. If information warfare is the way of the future—as Brexit
and the Trump campaign show it need not be rooted in facts—select companies and
the small circle of protagonists behind them have proprietary tools and
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Govind Krishnan V.
is a former staff reporter at Fountain Ink.
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