“Historic Judgment” As India’s Nationwide Biometric ID Database Ruled Constitutional

“Historic Judgment” As India’s Nationwide Biometric ID Database Ruled Constitutional By Nicholas West As the march toward a cashless (and privacy-less) society accelerates forward, a new high watermark has been reached. India first introduced its concept for a nationwide biometric ID database more than 7 years ago, which they touted as a necessary “social welfare” program to assist the millions of India’s unbanked, streamline welfare distribution and reduce corruption. At the time, Brandon Turbeville reported on the plan for Activist Post. Yet, although the justification for the billion person database…

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