Some experts fear that facial recognition data from China’s ubiquitous surveillance cameras will become a part of the social credit system. (Picture: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
Some experts fear that facial recognition data from China’s ubiquitous surveillance cameras will become a part of the social credit system. (Picture: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)

China is using social credit apps to ‘gamify government’

Through blacklists and awarding points, China's social credit system is an experiment in social engineering

Some experts fear that facial recognition data from China’s ubiquitous surveillance cameras will become a part of the social credit system. (Picture: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
Some experts fear that facial recognition data from China’s ubiquitous surveillance cameras will become a part of the social credit system. (Picture: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
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