Next, he's reading from Yogendra Kumar Jaiswal v. State of Bihar.
Says currently Aadhaar is not mandatory to obtain a new connection ,but there will be no chance of forgery and fraud if Aadhaar is linked to SIM card.
On the point of surveillance, AG says we cannot accuse a democratic govt of such conspiracy.
SD: Says first time in a democracy, something like CIDR has been implemented.
SC is at the vanguard of balancing human rights and new technologies.
Identity of the person, date and time, and location are the three elements of surveillance.
On March 9, 2018, state filed an affidavit appending an expert report by Manindra Agarwal of IIT kanpur who is also a member of..
Breach of verification log leaks location of places where an individual did authentication.
It's not just a privacy issue, it's a limited government issue. How far does the coercive power of the state extend? Cannot extend to creating an infrastructure that is capable of tracking people.
I'm speaking about a rudimentary level of surveillance. I'm not even talking about commercial surveillance.
Strong audit and traceability for fraud detection- slide 18
This means that individuals can be traced using this device.
In terms of power and control, the existence of a body like UIDAI is beyond my wildest imagination.
SC cannot permit something so deeply flawed to function in our country.
On the point of balancing, I would submit that this is an impairment of Part III of the Constitution.
This is a moment in time to take a firm stance.
SD reveals jokingly that Mr. Zoheb Hossain also does not have an aadhaar.
It's a self certification/ declaration system.
Please consider this in the context of opening and operating bank account.
Please consider if this meets minimum standard of rationality.
Rejoinder will finish by Wednesday.