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Could Our Privacy And Security Slip Through The Giant Holes In The Aadhaar Bill?

While Aadhaar promoters claim that database access will not be provided to any agency and will be secure from foreign intelligence agencies, the fact that UIDAI is itself contracted to receive technical support from American companies to build the database is a chink in this armour. This means that they can be called upon, by US law, to reveal information relevant to legitimate operations in the United States if asked to do so by the US government or its network of security agencies.
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4 Top Security Trends Every Internet User Needs To Know

For Rita, the internet is her life. Her work involves being online all day. She does most of her bill payments and purchases, from groceries to clothing, online. As she lives a highly traceable life on the internet, she expects a high level of security from the software on her devices. However, she reads news about security breaches all the time. So what are the security trends that she, and the organisations and businesses she frequents online, need to be aware of?