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Telecoms Pressure Indian Gov’t to Allow Biometric User Registration

Telecoms Pressure Indian Gov’t to Allow Biometric User Registration

India’s telecommunications operators are pushing government officials to let them use the country’s Aadhaar biometric citizen registry to sign up new subscribers. They argue that it would be a much more efficient and reliable means of enrollment than the current paperwork-ridden process. While the Department of Telecommunications is supportive of the idea, the country’s telecoms…