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Leak reveals Indian govt’s plan to amend digital identity law

India’s controversial digital identity program, known as Aadhaar, is set to face a fresh round of litigation. The government of prime minister Narendra Modi is pushing amendments to the earlier law in attempts to get around a September 2018 Supreme Court judgment which barred access to sensitive personal data by private entities for any purpose. […]