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Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI

Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI
Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI
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New Delhi sources stated that days after TRAI chief's Aadhaar dare created a flutter, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had asked people not to share publicly their 12 digit identifier on the Internet and social media, or pose such challenges to others. UIDAI said in a statement "Such activities are uncalled for and should be refrained as these are not in accordance with the law”.



Meanwhile an all-out war has been raging on Twitter since Saturday after Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chief R S Sharma shared his Aadhaar number publicly, challenging anyone to show how mere knowledge of the number can be misused to harm him. Furthermore some claimed to have got access to his bank account number and e-mail, and Sharma refuted the claims saying they were untrue.

Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI

Moreover UIDAI said people should "refrain from publicly putting their Aadhaar numbers on Internet and social media and posing challenges to others". Accordingly UIDAI also warned that doing Aadhaar authentication through somebody else's Aadhaar number or using someone else's Aadhaar number for any purpose may amount to impersonation and thereby a criminal offence under the Aadhaar Act and Indian Penal Code. Moreover also, as per the Aadhaar Act and other IT rules, personally sensitive information should not be published or shared publicly.

Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI

Refrain from publicly putting Aadhaar numbers on Internet & social media: UIDAI
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