Biometric Confidentiality, Security & Indian Law


Biometric Confidentiality, Security & Indian Law

In the year 2009, India started an experiment that was soon become a trailblazer. This was the Indian Aadhaar system or the Indian national biometric identity system. Under the said scheme, India initiated the process of collecting the biometric and demographic information of Indian residents, so that biometric identity consisting random Aadhaar Number could be granted to them.

This biometric identity ecosystem slowly started growing and today, India’s national biometric identity system is the biggest biometric identity system anywhere in the world. Meanwhile, India has come up with the new legal framework to govern the national biometric identity system. Indian legislation has been extremely concerned that biometric information being collected under the national biometric identity system, should be secure, protected as well as confidential. That is the reason why the law has come up with various statutory parameters to protect confidentiality and security of biometric information in India.

This eBook aims to examine the existing legal. For More Click Here