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Video-China’s social credit system explained
China’s government has started developing a “social credit system” which some observers believe will increase the collection and sharing of data about Chinese citizens, public officials and companies. Meant to improve governance and market order, the system is being tested using “blacklists” – or, in some communities, point “scores” – to incentivise citizen and corporate behaviour.
While few details have been officially released, social credit is expected to use data collection and distribution through state agencies as well as public companies and even mass-surveillance systems.