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Transactions using BHIM UPI made in Singapore, full launch in 2020 medianama.com/2019/11/223-bhim

".. this could be a pilot for enabling what Nilekani had said, hinting at the creation of bilateral digital payment corridors" via

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@ahalam @h_tejas a number of commentators are not being able to grasp the idea of :mastodon:. I recommend @Memeghnad's piece on Medium and @medianama's reportage to better understand the . Also, follow the tag -

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I have added Hindi, Marathi and Kannada to our translation portal:

crowdin.com/project/mastodon

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As promised, mastodon.social code of conduct has been updated to add "casteism and advocation of casteism" to the list of explicitly prohibited offenses

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Big appointment at Google India
medianama.com/2019/11/223-goog

Now both Google India and Facebook India are being led by people who used to work at Disney/Star India (which is now owned by Disney)

We're hosting a discussion on Intermediary liability protections in Bangalore on the 22nd of Nov.

Please apply to attend at bit.ly/il02bangalore

The changes that the govt plans will impact everything from identification (privacy) to content takedowns on ISPs, hosting providers, cloud services, social networks.

We also want to bring to the discussion, thoughts on how it would affect Mastodon.

More here:

medianama.com/2019/11/223-roun

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We want to add a moderator who speaks Hindi to the mastodon.social team. Must uphold our code of conduct, must stick around on Mastodon, some monetary compensation is included.

Apply over DM or reply. Will try to get through the applications in the following days (I’m not home though)

Aadhaar based biometric system to launch at Ludhiana railway station. We have some unanswered questions
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We need to talk about policing and facial recognition/fingerprint scanning. There needs to be better regulation of this activity. Do read:

medianama.com/2019/11/223-hyde

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