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Sri Lanka bans local sex sites; but keeps international porn open

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Said a blogger sometime back: Sri Lankans are patriotic even when it comes to pornography. They google not merely for ‘porn’, but for ‘Sri Lankan porn’. Perhaps they know the difference. After all, “Siyarata De – Siri Sepa De” (Local Products are Heavenly) was the slogan during the 1970-77 protectionist regime. Alas. Such patriotism is […]

Sri Lanka Bank of Ceylon to widen electronic payments

Sri Lanka’s state-run Bank of Ceylon has tied up with an Indian mobile commerce firm to start a text message based electronic payment system that could overtake credit card transactions, officials said.   Bank of Ceylon’s new service allows its six million customers to use pay shops that join the system at the cost of […]

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