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TRUST IN RATINGS: CHINA'S SOCIAL CREDIT SYSTEM

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Conceptual illustration accompanying an article that talks about how the social credit system in China gives everyone a score based on how good a citizen they are deemed to be. It highlights how this ranking system could discriminate against people of lower economic status, excluding them from opportunities that would allow them to improve their score.

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China has launched its “social credit system”, hoping to increase social trust. But when value is calculated by opaque algorithms using vast amounts of personal data, what will happen to China, and indeed, what might it mean for the world?

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