Digital Identity and Anonymity

Desi Manifestations and Regulation
  • Rowena Rodrigues
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 262)


This paper briefly introduces identity influences, the categorizations of identity and the concepts of anonymity and pseudonymity in India. It also makes a study of digital identity, anonymity and pseudonymity, the manifestations thereof, applications and concerns. It examines the regulation of digital identity vis-à-vis the IT Act 2000, case laws and the implementation of the Multi-purpose National Identity Cards (MNIC’s) in India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rowena Rodrigues
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  1. 1.School of LawUniversity of EdinburghUK

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