Linking Aadhar With Social Media Needed To Check Fake News: Tamil Nadu Govt Tells SC

Social media profiles of users need to be linked with Aadhaar numbers to check circulation of fake, defamatory and pornographic content and also anti-national and terror material, the Supreme Court was told on Monday.

The suggestion was made by the Tamil Nadu government which is facing resistance from Facebook Inc on the ground that sharing of 12-digit Aadhaar number, the Biometric Unique Identity, would violate the privacy policy of users.

News in detail – https://www.google.co.in/amp/s/www.outlookindia.com/website/amp/india-news-aadhar-needs-to-be-linked-with-social-media-accounts-to-check-fake-news-tn-govt-tells-sc/336678

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