The Social Credit System: Orwellian Nightmare or Digital Business as Usual?

When:
31. October 2018 @ 18:30 – 20:30
2018-10-31T18:30:00+01:00
2018-10-31T20:30:00+01:00
Where:
schwarzescafé I Löwenbräukunst
Limmatstrasse 270
8005 Zürich
Switzerland
Contact:
Asia Society Switzerland

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?

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