Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

merry christmas eve eve!

did you buy presents from china this year? i’m not one for condemning whole countries, but maybe let’s try not feed this particular beast next year, eh? not that that will stop it. yikes. this madness is TOO REAL.

#blackmirrorIRL #socialscoring #bigbrotherisjudgingyou
From the article: The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim? To judge the trustworthiness – or otherwise – of its 1.3 billion residents