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India to issue all 1.2 billion citizens with biometric ID cards

Complete Story – TimesOnline

It is surely the biggest Big Brother project yet conceived. India is to issue each of its 1.2 billion citizens with cyber-age biometric identity cards. The Government in Delhi recently created the Unique Identification Authority, a new state department charged with the task of assigning every living Indian an exclusive number. It will also be responsible for gathering and electronically storing their personal details, at a predicted cost of at least £3 billion.

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