The Chinese government plans to implement a mandatory social evaluation system to rate the trustworthiness of all the country's citizens. By 2020 scores will be decisive for things like getting loans or permission to travel.
It's no surprise that Amazon is using Alexa to listen to people's conversations. That's just one more signal that we are moving into an era in which our privacy is no longer protected, DW's Martin Muno writes.
China wants to introduce a Social Credit System to rate its citizens’ trustworthiness. Unconcerned about privacy protection, the government is billing the project as a cure for all manner of economic and social ills.
Both China and Estonia have built digital public data systems that play a big role in everyday life. The major difference is China is exerting control and Estonia is fostering trust.
China has set itself on a 10-year trajectory to become the world's leader in artificial intelligence. What's it got planned and should we be worried?
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