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Rohith · May, 2017

Rohith Jyothish is a public policy researcher who specializes in labour processes and the welfare state in South Asia. Currently he is a teaching Fellow at the Department of Political Science in Ashoka University and he is also pursuing a PhD at the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

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Latest posts by Rohith from May, 2017

31 May 2017

Online Trolls Attack Critics of India's Aadhaar State ID System

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Critics of the Aadhaar biometric ID system are being criticized by state agencies and trolled by anonymous handles on Twitter.

5 May 2017

Is India's Aadhaar System an Instrument For Surveillance?

Advox

"Repeat after me: Aadhaar is surveillance technology masquerading as secure authentication technology."

2 May 2017

The World’s Largest Biometric Database is Leaking Indian Citizens’ Data — But Keeps On Growing

Advox

Over the last few months, the Indian twittersphere has been awash with citizens concerned about government websites leaking millions of individual digital ID numbers. On May 1, the Centre for Internet and...