ThinkChina Analysis: Is China's social credit system really the dystopian sci-fi scenario that many fear? – University of Copenhagen

01 March 2019

ThinkChina Analysis: Is China's social credit system really the dystopian sci-fi scenario that many fear?

This ThinkChina.dk analysis investigates China’s social credit system. The Social Credit System, which is due to be launched in 2020, has already caught the public attention. It is described as an omnipotent social credit system that aims to rate every Chinese citizen’s “trustworthiness” by collecting a wide range of personal data on every citizen. The Social Credit Scoring system has been widely debated. However, Many of the concerns regarding the system are based on misconceptions or one-sided information, says associate professor Jun Liu from University of Copenhagen.

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This analysis was originally published on sciencenordic.com