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China’s System Comes To America

The Chinese social credit system is coming to corporate America. (The Wall St. Journal has a relevant podcast, “Welcome Back to the Office, Your Every Move Will Be Watched.”) Huge companies are scrambling to put together packages to sell to other huge companies: Social distancing in offices, automatically monitored in real time; a caste system for employees based on health indicators; a credit score for each worker at the end of the day showing up on his cell phone; wall-to-wall surveillance… Not just for now. For the new “re-imagined” America after the lockdowns are relaxed.  Read more...

 

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