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"Social Credit"....or...."1984"

garlandgarland Registered User Posts: 15,604 Senior Member
Well, this is horrifying...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-18/china-social-credit-a-model-citizen-in-a-digital-dictatorship/10200278

I know our own society has the capacity right now, and in some ways is, surveilling us to a frightening degree, but what China is constructing is a whole new level of Big Brother.
Who your friends and family are will affect your score. If your best friend or your dad says something negative about the government, you’ll lose points too.
Surveillance cameras will be equipped with facial recognition, body scanning and geo-tracking to cast a constant gaze over every citizen.

More like "Social Control."

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