Universal basic income, automobiles, and digital identity
There are two schools of thought on how people can be lifted out of poverty. But, can policies be crafted for them when policy makers don’t know who they are?
The thinking Indian’s guide to Aadhaar
How should you think of Aadhaar? What are the issues at stake?
Aadhaar and we the people of India
Much is being said about Aadhaar being a vicious project and one that tramples on Indian citizens. But is that the complete truth? It is a story about India that is being reported abysmally
The Aadhaar Briefing Note #2
The question of fake IDs; catching tax evasion; Equifax and the safety of our data in private hands; exciting opportunities in Bharat; Google Tez; and more
The future of privacy: A conversation with Rahul Matthan
What sort of legal framework ought an economically poor, but data rich nation ought to have? When you agree to an entity accessing your data, ought there be a time limit? And what does it mean to have a fundamental right to privacy?
The Aadhaar Briefing Note #1
What’s next for Aadhaar after the Supreme Court’s privacy verdict? Should we worry about the security of the Aadhaar ecosystem, even if we are confident about the security of its core database? Is Facebook becoming a data monopoly? And a digest of recent news on Aadhaar
Consent isn't enough to protect data. We need accountability: Rahul Matthan
The Bengaluru-based lawyer who specialises in technology, says Big Data and machine learning have broken the decades old consent model, and there is a need for a new paradigm
Yes, we need privacy protection. No, it’s not just about Aadhaar
The pro-privacy debate has become an anti-Aadhaar stance. Are we missing the forest for the trees?
A brief history of money, identity and Aadhaar
Is the current debate in India around privacy misplaced? All evidence suggests it is about the evolution of money and the need for a uniform identity
India’s silent march and a couple of big ideas in impact investing
Notes from Milken Institute Global Conference 2017: How IndiaStack and Aadhaar will transform access to capital and other ideas in impact investing