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Oct
31
Wed
The Social Credit System: Orwellian Nightmare or Digital Business as Usual? @ schwarzescafé I Löwenbräukunst
Oct 31 @ 18:30 – 20:30

A Sinica Podcast Live Recording

Transparent citizens, police state, totalitarian rule: The catchphrases used to describe China’s Social Credit System (SCS) are oftentimes lurid. China has announced to introduce a rating system by 2020, which measures and expresses the social behaviour of citizens and companies. Is the system the Orwellian nightmare that Western media often depict it as, or is the story more complicated?