China Launching ‘Social Credit’ App That Rates Citizens’ Loyalty

China is rolling out an app that ranks all 1.3 billion of the country’s citizens based on their finances, habits, and loyalty to the state, which will affect their ability to travel and apply for jobs. What do you think?

“Having my overall value to society condensed to a single number does sound pretty convenient.”

Teresa Hirsch • Shoe Insoler


“It’ll be fun to reconnect with old high school friends and see who’s been labeled a dissident.”

Tyler Hourigan • Tape Roller

“I’m glad I live in a free country that’s still at least three or four years away from doing this exact same thing.”

Ken McSherry • Small Claims Bailiff

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