A new artificial intelligence system designed to catch corrupt Chinese officials is facing resistance. Photo: Reuters

Is China’s corruption-busting AI system ‘Zero Trust’ being turned off for being too efficient?

  • Despite being restricted to just 30 counties and cities, artificial intelligence system has already helped snare 8,721 officials
  • System cross-references big data to evaluate work and personal lives of millions of government workers
Topic |   China science

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A new artificial intelligence system designed to catch corrupt Chinese officials is facing resistance. Photo: Reuters
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.