1. cageymaru

    How China's Social Credit System Affects Its Citizens and Businesses

    We have previously documented China's social credit system, but a recent report from the National Public Credit Information Centre documents the effect it has had on Chinese citizens and businesses in 2018. The Chinese government has "discredited" 17.46 million people from purchasing plane...
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    The Chinese Social Credit Score System Has Already Been Implemented

    The Independent is reporting that the dystopian Chinese Social Credit system that is scheduled for implementation in 2020 is already in use in parts of the country. The Chinese government had already barred discredited citizens from taking 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train...
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    Australian Research Finds That Opening Loot Boxes Is Equivalent to Gambling

    The Australian Environment and Communications Reference Committee (ECRC) has released the results of a survey conducted on 7,000 gamers to see if there is a connection between gambling and loot boxes. The researchers found that loot boxes are psychologically akin to gambling, although they are...