πŸ“‘ Leave No Dark Corner – Exposing China’s Digital Dystopian Dictatorship

Bookmarked Leave no dark corner – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (mobile.abc.net.au)

Social credit will be affected by more than just internet browsing and shopping decisions.

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.

Who you date and ultimately partner with will also affect social credit.

Matthew Carney provides an insight into the digital dictatorship that China is exerting over its citizens through the use of β€œsocial credit”. This is a part of the wider push to use facial recognition in schools and universities and shopping centres. Yu Hua provides a different perspective on China’s rise, looking at the changes in generations. Foreign Correspondence also dives into the topic:

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8 responses on “πŸ“‘ Leave No Dark Corner – Exposing China’s Digital Dystopian Dictatorship”

  1. Darren Byler explains how smartphones and the internet gave the Uighurs a sense of their own identity – but now the Chinese state is using technology to strip them of it.
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    This provides another perspective to the report from Chris Buckley, Paul Moz and Austin Ramzy. This is another piece exploring the rise of surveillance capital and social credit in China.

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