The idea copied from Chinese pay day apps and Chinese made use of this , using the regulatory vaccum created by Ispirt and allies.
And Teethless SROs they created are ineffective . Lobbying for enabling the use of aadhaar in digital lending was their major activity so far.
Naming the culprit.
This Flow Based lending and opening up market for #KillerApp invasion is @Product_nation's effort starting in 2015. Its efforts also made regulators ineffective, setup namesake Self-regulating structure and built rails for easy compromise of user data .
This is one story you will never wish to miss from @TheKenWeb. Thanks to team for keeping it free.
If you are uninstalling @WhatsApp over #WhatsappPrivacy issues - do look at how #UPI freely exchanges data across range of intermediaries when you use @GooglePayIndia @Paytm @PhonePe_ . This payments data doesn't even have E2EE which whatsapp has. https://twitter.com/logic/status/1324958058330484736
Twitter permanently suspends Sci-Hub’s account amid Indian copyright suit - https://www.medianama.com/2021/01/223-twitter-suspends-scihub/
Apart from all the Aadhaar-enabled exclusion from welfare programs, there's Aadhaar-enabled fraud through the AEPS. Short thread from just one block of Jharkhand. https://twitter.com/roadscholarz/status/1345742956121128962
Fake data on savings due to Aadhaar. Read how the so called savings figures are made up
Here is a compilation of those who died of hunger, some of them didn't get their welfare benefits due to Aadhaar related failures of the state/tech https://twitter.com/GirishNaught/status/1044844579655168001
Hey @Razorpay - These are few 'illegal' chinese #KillerLoanApps that you seem to be powering ? Please check and assist @AddlCPCrimesHyd @chennaipolice_ @CPBlr in estimating the scale of money laundering / fraud involved?
Also please do check your due diligence process once?
Thread on SFLC petitions
In May, @SFLCin
challenged #Aarogyasetu in the Karnataka High Court, challenging its voluntary-mandatory imposition and invasion of privacy rights in the absence of specific legislation governing data collection and processing by it.
The 7th installment of #PMKisan has ~ 1 Crore less beneficiaries - which is an admission that #DBT has led to 2000 Crore scam in #PMKisan https://twitter.com/Maha_Shoonya/status/1337285558268129281
Written arguments and judgment(s) in the Central Vista case available here (scroll down to end):
Hopefully, putting the judgment alongside the arguments will help foster a more informed discussion on important Supreme Court rulings.
Any Surveillance tech even if it is developed with good intentions will endup as Policing Tech within an year https://www.medianama.com/2021/01/223-tracetogether-data-police-criminal-probes/
Hariprasad and Haripal JJ then end with the ringing declamation of the line that has been music to the ears of tyrants and authoritarians at all times and places.
@gautambhatia88 analyzes Kerala HC Judgement on UAPA case against Allan & Twaha
Harassment by instant loan apps firms: Chinese national among 3 arrested by Telangana police | Hyderabad News - Times of India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/harassment-by-instant-loan-apps-firms-chinese-national-among-3-arrested-by-telangana-police/articleshow/79980143.cms
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