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Unique Biometric IDs: Governmentality and Appropriation in a Digital India

@inproceedings{Jacobsen2015UniqueBI,
  title={Unique Biometric IDs: Governmentality and Appropriation in a Digital India},
  author={Elida K. U. Jacobsen},
  year={2015}
}
On a global scale, the usage of a variety of digital ID and surveillance technologies in both civic and security governance is increasingly taking place, leading to standardised forms and practices. India is implementing the largest biometric scheme in history. As part of a larger plan to digitalise the country’s governance, the objective of the Unique Identification (UID) project is to enrol the entire populace, roughly speaking 20% of the world’s population. This dissertation investigates the… Expand
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