Would you choose a partner based on their ‘citizen score’?


Imagine if everything you did on Facebook or Twitter counted towards a government-imposed ‘citizen score’.

  • Jessica Bown
  • BBC

All your online behaviour would be analysed and assessed to come up with a measure of your online reputation, character and trustworthiness.

Dent 3cThis could then be used by employers to decide whether to offer you a job, by banks to decide whether to give you a loan, or even by prospective partners.

Well, China is planning something like this called the Social Credit System.

Details are sketchy at this stage but it is due to be up and…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.