This eBook aims to examine the existing legal framework in India impacting the protection of confidentiality and security of biometric information stored, in India in the form of information resident or connected to the Aadhaar ecosystem.
In the year 2016, India enacted the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. This Act has various provisions which have a direct impact upon protection and preservation of security and confidentiality of biometric information. This eBooks aims to analyze, by providing a detailed commentary, the salient features, parameters and elements of the relevant legal provisions under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 which impact protection and preservation of confidentiality and security of biometric information. This eBook seeks to simplify the various legal nuances enshrined in the said legal provisions for understanding by all stakeholders.
This eBook would be of value to all stakeholders who are interested in knowing how the law in India has sought to protect the confidentiality and security of biometric information in the context of the Aadhaar ecosystem or the Indian national biometric identity system. It is expected that with the passage of time, there would be increased legal challenges and litigations which will further help develop and evolve the jurisprudence on the protection of confidentiality and security of biometric information in the context of the Aadhaar ecosystem in India.
This eBook is an absolute must for all law students and other stakeholders who want to understand and know about the emerging jurisprudence pertaining to biometric identity system in India.
This eBook is authored by Pavan Duggal (http://www.pavanduggal.com), Asia’s and India’s foremost expert on Cyberlaw and Mobile Law, who has been acknowledged as one of the top four cyber lawyers of the world. This eBook’s Author runs his niche law firm Pavan Duggal Associates, Advocates (http://pavanduggalassociates.com/) which is working on all aspects concerning technology and the law.
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