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Protest against UIDAI’s proposal of 360 degree view of Citizens through Aadhaar database

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Edward Snowden’s Statement on UID/Aadhaar Database & police case welcomed

Public Statement
Edward Snowden’s Statement on UID/Aadhaar Database & police case welcomed
Supreme Court’s Right to Privacy verdict refers to Snowden’s disclosures
Wikileaks leaked a document showing that UID/Aadhaar database is “the key identifier through the individual’s various life events”
Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL) welcomes the statement of Edward Snowden on police case against the journalist who revealed colossal breach in Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) of 12-digit biometric Unique Identification (UID)/Aadhaar Numbers of Indian residents who have lived in India for at least 182 days. On the police case against the reporter for reporting about breach in UID/Aadhaar database, Snowden said, “The journalists exposing the #Aadhaar breach deserve an award, not an investigation. If the government were truly concerned for justice, they would be reforming the policies that destroyed the privacy of a billion Indians. Want to arrest those responsible? They are ca…

CFCL condemns SLAPP cases against Tribune journalist & whistle blower who reveal flaws in UID/Aadhaar system

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Public Statement
Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL)* denounces and disapproves SLAPP case/FIR against reporter of The Tribune for exposing the project of Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) of 12-digit biometric Unique Identification (UID)/Aadhaar Numbers
CFCL supports the Public Protest across districts of India on 12th of January to “Break the Aadhaar Chains” that enslaves Indians
CFCL condemns the SLAPP cases against journalists and whistleblowers who reveal flaws in UID/Aadhaar system
Media should be vigilant about promoting citizens’ surveillance in the name of promotion of innovation in digital economy against data nationalism 
New Delhi, 7 January: Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL)* denounces & disapproves SLAPP case/FIR against reporter of The Tribune for exposing the truth about Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) of 12-digit biometric Unique Identification (UID)/Aadhaar Numbers of residents of India who have lived in India for at least 182 days. I…