Aadhaar Based Facial Recognition Must for New SIM Card Registrations

21st August 2018

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that from now on, Aadhaar based face recognition will be must for all new SIM registrations. UIDAI had made it clear that facial recognition based Aadhaar authentication will be rolled out in a phased manner, starting September 15th. UIDAI has made it mandatory for new SIM registrations to be authenticated with Aadhaar’s facial recognition method. This rule has been made mandatory for…

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Trace fake messages, comply with Indian laws: Centre warns WhatsApp

21st August 2018

NEW DELHI: Amid the fake news controversy and instances of mob lynching across the country, the Centre on Tuesday asked WhatsApp to set up a local entity with a grievance officer and find a technical solution to trace the origin of fake messages Briefing media about the meeting with Whatsapp CEO Chris Daniels, Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “I had a very productive meeting. I complimented…

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