“…totalitarian ‘social-credit scoring’ hits America”

“China is gradually implementing a “social-credit scoring system” designed to engineer [control by force] the behavior of its citizens that already is punishing people for offenses such as spending too much time on social media, smoking in a non-smoking zone and bad driving, according to a Business Insider analysis.

Punishments include blocking access to air travel, lowering internet speeds, barring children from select schools and limiting access to jobs…

Now, Fast Company reports as similar system already is under development in the United States that utilizes Silicon Valley technology.

For example, the New York State Department of Financial Services will allow life insurance companies to base premiums on information culled from social media…”


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