A Failure to “Do No Harm” -- India’s Aadhaar biometric ID program and its inability to protect privacy in relation to measures in Europe and the U.S.

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Dixon, Pam (2017)
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Journal: Health and Technology, volume 7, issue 4, pages 539-567 (issn: 2190-7188, eissn: 2190-7196)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s12553-017-0202-6, pmc: PMC5741784
  • Subject: Biometrics | ID card | Identity | Privacy | Aadhaar | Original Paper | India | Consent | Digital identity | GDPR
    acm: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING

It is important that digital biometric identity systems be used by governments with a Do no Harm mandate, and the establishment of regulatory, enforcement and restorative frameworks ensuring data protection and privacy needs to transpire prior to the implementation of t... View more
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