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  • abbr. Unique identifier
  • abbr. Unique Identification Number


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  • Also you are obviously new here since your UID is like 4300+, so heres some MCS history for you.

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  • Leaving the search key phrases linked to a random UID is fine, what isnt is leaving in personally identifiable infomation which can be linked to the UID and therfore connect all search phrases with the same UID to that personal ID.

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  • I don’t think my UID is supposed to be pushin’ the 6000s … In fact I think it was closer to 1600 at some point … I dunno … Now I’ve got peeps questioning my identity on account of that sky high UID …

    Return of the UID / I’m buying a house / maybe | My[confined]Space

  • The Infosys co-founder, who now heads the government's ambitious Unique Identification Authority of India, said the UID is a scheme for the marginalised people of the country.

    The Financial Express

  • If users restrict outside access to their information, the identity or so-called UID numbers would yield only names.

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  • The UID is a complex and ambitious project with UIDAI as the regulatory authority.


  • A key takeaway of the UID post is that "schema properties" or "first-class properties" such as UID often are calculated from or directly relate to "extended properties" or "MAPI properties".

    MSDN Blogs

  • People like Nandan Nilekani have been appointed for UID (Unique Identification Development Project) to give a unique identity to every Indian.

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  • In sum, it would be prudent if the government would focus on having a frank debate on the implications of UID and the changes required in the data protection regime to safeguard privacy and ensure smooth adoption of the scheme.

    India's ID Card Draws Resistance

  • According to Khera, UID seems to be a way to allow direct cash transfers a backdoor entry, again without debate.

    India's ID Card Draws Resistance


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