A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP
A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP
Surveillance

Suzhou city takes a page from China’s social credit system with Civility Code that rates citizens’ behaviour through a smartphone app

  • The Suzhou Civility Code, still under trial, scores a person’s traffic performance on a 1,000-point scale
  • Chinese netizens mock the scheme with comparisons to dystopian British TV series Black Mirror

Topic |   Surveillance
A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP
A man walks past Beijing’s Second Ring Road crowded with cars on March 24. Photo: AFP
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