Just as we thought February 2019 was going to be a slow month for privacy and profiling laws in India, this Press Release, published at 10:34 p.m. on the very last day of the month, changed things around completely! If you follow this space closely, you know by now that the Press Release announced the … Continue reading Amendments and Ordinances: eKYC is Dead (Long Live eKYC?)
What with the proposed amendments to the Aadhaar Act and a whole host of other changes on the horizon, 2019 promises to be an interesting year for privacy and data protection!
So it’s been a little over a month since the Supreme Court issued the Aadhaar judgment. The rumour mills have been going overboard about the future of Aadhaar and KYC. Regulated private entities have been hankering after their respective regulators to continue to allow paperless alternatives to Aadhaar-based eKYC so that customer on-boarding time and … Continue reading What They Talk About When They Talk About ‘QR Code Verification’ or ‘Paperless Aadhaar KYC’