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'Getting naked before the white man': Indian minister rubbishes privacy fears

KJ Alphons says critics of country’s database have no issue complying with US visa requirements

An Indian cabinet minister has questioned why privacy advocates in the country have no issue “getting body naked before the white man” to obtain a US visa but object to the government’s biometric database scheme.

Revelations last week about Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of Facebook data have sparked a renewed debate in India about privacy in one of the world’s fastest-growing internet markets.

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Source: gad