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


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: Taxing poor to clear the e-waste of rich

Two thousand and five hundred years ago, Gautama Buddha correlated tax collectors to bees. A righteous ruler, said he, taking the Liccavis as an example, collects tax without making it a burden on people, in the same was a bee collects honey from a flower (without damaging it). Such wise words were not always heeded. […]


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