Free Ola Bini Solidarity Letter

Ola Bini is a developer, not a criminal.

As technologists, free and open source developers, and individuals and organizations working to protect the security of the Internet, we wish to protest in the strongest terms the continuing illegal detention in Ecuador of Ola Bini, a cyber-security expert, privacy consultant, free software contributor and advocate of digital rights. We see his ongoing, preventive detention as arbitrary and as an attack against us all.

Swecha and Rethink Aadhaar question Aadhaar based Voter Deletions : Press Release

Voter deletions in Telangana is a contentious issue with much debate and many complaints to the Election Commission of India (ECI) by political parties and voters. People have approached the High Court in Hyderabad for justice, which has not yet been delivered for all those voters who could not vote in the 2018 Telangana Assembly Elections. At the center of all of these voter deletions in Telangana is a Aadhaar project calle State Resident Data Hub (SRDH). The united Andhra Pradesh state was an early adopter of the Aadhaar project implementing it in the state as early as 2010.

Beware of colleges/companies collecting Aadhaar data

It has come to our notice that certain software companies/organisations
in deal with colleges are mandating to collect Aadhaar details of
students. These details are said to be gathered for the purpose of
college management solutions they provide to various engineering colleges.

The Aadhaar number is collected along with personal details such as
caste, religion, gender and academic data. [1]