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Thursday, October 03, 2019

Social Credits Expand in China

Once you have a ledger entry for every citizen, and the socialist government can add or delete credits for your behavior.   Real or Perceived,  Public or private.  You can determine so many aspects of political correctness, and reward them by giving out authority, plum positions, jobs and more.   Even rights.   No end to the possibilities.

And the same can be done with groups of people:
China's social credit system is coming for businesses too in Wired   By Barclay Shoemaker

The personal social credit system in China has already stopped the sale of roughly 26 million train and plane tickets. Soon, businesses will have to follow a stringent list of 300 requirements or also risk being blacklisted.  .... "

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