Skip to comments.Silicon Valley Copycats China's Orwellian Social Credit Scheme
Posted on 08/26/2019 11:23:03 AM PDT by RightGeek
In China, it's becoming common for subjects of the Communist state's growing digital apparatus to be denied air travel or business class train tickets, have their internet bandwidth throttled, have their kids denied admission to better schools, denied employment in certain sectors, or even have their dogs taken away. It's called "social credit," it's kept track of digitally and with zero transparency, and Beijing is trotting it out in stages by 2020 as a sort-of kinder, gentler totalitarianism.
Think of it as a digital Stasi. Your neighbor catches you smoking in a non-smoking area, and reports on you with his phone. The state telecom notices you're spending too much time playing online videogames. Your latest social media post gets too many downvotes. Or maybe someone at work you're having problems with just makes something up. It could be almost anything, but once your social credit score turns negative, your life can become a living hell, and with no legal recourse. You'll have to become a conspicuously good little Communist to turn your credit positive again.
Or as the government itself says, "Keeping trust is glorious and breaking trust is disgraceful."
Silicon Valley says: "Hold my soy latte."
Have to click the link to read all the dirty details on Uber, AirBNB, restaurants, insurance companies, and more
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This story is starting to get some real traction...
The Mark of the Beast.
Everything that has been going on in China is also going on in the U.S., it’s just that it is not publicized and is covered up by the media.
Do something “wrong” (politically correct) and you will get taken off of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other platforms. You will find your accounts being “demonetized.” It’s only a short step after that to people trying to mess up your credit scores, etc.
What makes you think they are “copying” it.. Google is in bed with Beijing and actively helping them BUILD China’s AI and other things.... Don’t kid yourself, they aren’t “copying” they are building the original and just migrating it here.
For a great expose of techno-centric Liberal Oligarchal Capitalism, see THIS link.
US social media has an emerging NOMENKLATURA system, and if your name is on the LIST of Thought Crime Persons, then it's okay for everyone to publicly threaten you with DEATH
What is your social(ist) credit score, citizen ?
Maybe a big fat nuke on Google’s HQ would solve a lot of problems.
Portrayed in Black Mirror, S3, E1 Nosedive.
Silicon Valley designed and implemented the ChiCom;s “Social Credit Scoring”. They’re just capitalizing on their investment. Recently the people of Hong Kong have taken to tearing down the governments HD CCTV system because of it’s use of facial recognition programs to not only identify people to also track them.
That one photo says it all: Fascism.
This garbage would lead to murders being committed.
I haven’t seen it but there is an episode of “Black Mirror” about this. They won’t let Ron Howard’s daughter on an airplane cause she didn’t smile at her neighbors or something so she got too many downvotes. They also did an episode of “The Orville” about it.
DJ and I were chatting yesterday on the stupidity of using your actual name, location, etc. on any social media platform.
No doubt that it will be used against you...especially if youre not a true believer.
OTOH, it can be used the right way:
I’ve made a couple political comments in facebook only comments sections of farticles, I don’t have one, I used my dad’s. I better stop. ;-d
Always better to use a pseudonym...
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