Mozilla statements on Privacy in India
Mozilla statement on Supreme Court hearings on Aadhaar | Jul 17, 2017
Indians have been waiting for years for a Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court to take up these Aadhaar cases, and we hope the Right to Privacy will not be in question for much longer.
Mozilla statement on breach of Aadhaar data | Jan 4, 2018
Breaches like this demonstrate the urgent need for India to pass a strong data protection law.
Mozilla blogs on Privacy in India
Why do you need Aadhaar to investigate a lost package? | Nov 16, 2017 | Rachita Taneja
As Aadhaar becomes increasingly pervasive, the impacts of the system are becoming increasingly invasive and forcing users to turn over their most personal details with little choice or control.
Mozilla Op-Eds on Privacy in India
Aadhaar isn’t progress — it’s dystopian and dangerous | May 26, 2017 | Mitchell Baker and Ankit Gadgil
Imagine your government required you to consent to ubiquitous stalking in order to participate in society — to do things such as log into a wifi hotspot, register a SIM card, get your pension, or even obtain a food ration of rice. Imagine your government was doing this in ways your Supreme Court had indicated were illegal.
Big Data, Large Concerns | Feb 12, 2018 | Amba Kak, Jason Schultz
The concept of big data exceptionalism abandons two globally recognised privacy principles — principles India should be embracing.
Press featuring Mozilla
Aadhaar can become a surveillance and privacy disaster | Feb 9, 2018 | Economic Times
Biometric Info Personal, Can't be Reset Like Password: Mozilla Foundation Questions India’s Data Protection Framework | Feb 9, 2018 | News18
Mozilla Corp urges BN Srikrishna committee to prepare stronger laws for data protection, also highlights Aadhaar shortcomings | Feb 12, 2018 | FirstPost
Mozilla executive pens an open letter on India's data privacy laws and Aadhaar | Feb 9, 2018 | Neowin
Protect rights of users, create a model framework for world: Mozilla to govt | Feb 9, 2018 | Governance Now
Mozilla aan Indiase overheid: Biometrische data is privédata | Feb 9, 2018 | Security.nl (The Netherlands, in Dutch)
Mozilla Pens Open Letter Saying Aadhaar Can Become a Privacy Disaster | Feb 10, 2018 | Beebom
Through Aadhaar individual security, privacy are being put at risk: Mozilla Chairwoman | Feb 10, 2018 | WeForNews
Protect right to privacy: How to plug a Cambridge Analytica shaped hole in India’s privacy laws | Mar 27, 2018 | Times of India