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The Hangzhou Municipal Health Commission shared an image of what its new app might look like, with a daily health score given of between 0 and 100.

A Chinese city plans to monitor its citizens and rank them by healthiness with an app, making its emergency COVID-19 surveillance regime permanent

Hangzhou is proposing a permanent app similar to the country's coronavirus health app that controlled people's movements.

People are freaking out about Uber’s plans to bar riders with low ratings, comparing it to a dystopian ‘Black Mirror’ episode and Ch...

Some compared it to "Black Mirror," while other people said it was the beginning of the US's adoption of China's social-credit system.

In China you get a special warning before you call people who owe money, telling you to get them to pay up

China operates a nationwide blacklist that contains the names and personal information of people who are in debt, also known as "laolai."
China is building a powerful digital surveillance state.

China reportedly monitors what civil servants do outside work as the country rolls out its ambitious social credit system

China's social credit system aims to track, reward, and punish citizens' behavior. The Communist Party is also cracking down on members' loyalty.
Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a toast in Beijing in May 2017. Under his rule, the Chinese Communist Party has pushed out a social credit system that aims to reward and punish citizens according to their behavior.

China’s controversial social credit system isn’t just about punishing people — here’s what you can do to get rewards, from spe...

China's social credit system, due to be rolled out nationwide in 2020, aims to reward and punish people for their behavior.

China reportedly made an app to show people if they’re standing near someone in debt — a new part of its intrusive ‘social credit...

It hopes to get citizens to monitor the so-called debtors and report them to authorities if they behave as if they could repay their loans.
An internet cafe in Wuhan, China.

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy ‘social credit’ system — here’s what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, ...

Chinese people are being introduced to a scheme that monitors their behaviour, scores them, and doles out punishments and rewards.
A video published on Monday of an announcement on a train from Beijing to Shanghai warning people to adhere to the train's rules or else be penalized by the country's social credit system.

A creepy video shows how China warns its citizens to behave or get punished by its nationwide social credit system

China is rolling out a nationwide social credit system, where people will be ranked, rewarded, and punished for their behavior.
A woman pushes a stroller with two dogs through the streets of Shanghai in September 2018.

Chinese dog owners are being assigned a social credit score to keep them in check — and it seems to be working

In the last few years, China has introduced several social ranking systems, including its massive country-wide social credit system.

A Chinese university suspended a student’s enrolment because of his dad’s bad social credit score

The father, surnamed Rao, had failed to repay a $29,900 loan and was added to a debtor blacklist that prevented a university from accepting his son. China is expected to roll out a national social credit system in 2020, which is expected to assign a 'trustworthiness' score to every citizen.