Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system…In China, scoring citizens’ behavior is official government policy. U.S. companies are increasingly doing something similar, outside the law.

Posted on August 27, 2019 5:17 am
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Have you heard about China’s social credit system? It’s a technology-enabled, surveillance-based nationwide program designed to nudge citizens toward better behavior. The ultimate goal is to “allow the trustworthy to roam everywhere under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step,” according to the Chinese government. In place since 2014, the social credit system is a work in progress that could evolve by next year into a single, nationwide point system for all Chinese citizens, akin to a financial credit score. It aims to punish for transgressions that can include membership in or support for…

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