China - A Tale Of Two Visions: What Does China's Social Credit System Really Mean?

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - China - Regulatory & Compliance

29 May, 2019

 

The Social Credit System ("SCS") in the People's Republic of China is not a new concept.

 

But the Chinese Social Credit System is nothing if not controversial. There are two world views of the SCS, which paint diametrically opposed images, from a means to improve people's lives by punishing anti-social and bad behaviour to a data-driven Orwellian monster that allows the Chinese government to reach into every corner of one's life. Where do you come out?

 

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