Before we end the interview, Sam talks about one of his blog posts when the topic of privacy comes along. There should be an online citizen bill of rights you subscribe to, he says, but it will be different for different countries, depending on the social mores.
Sam admires, for example, the neatness of the Indian UID (unique identity) project which has covered a large chunk of the Indian population. "I am just amazed at the headway some of these projects have made," he says about UID. "Absolutely amazing work in a year. 200 million identities is staggering. 140 million biometrics. Very neat and it has uniqueness, authentication properties."
"I don't think this is going to be a boring century," he says. "This will be the coolest one."
I hope so, I thought.
Zafar Anjum travelled to San Francisco to attend the RSA Security Conference as a guest of RSA.
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