Do you know China’s social credit system?

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

“The information in the People’s Republic of China operated Social credit system Social Credits is a database accessing various databases, online operated Rating – or scoring system (social scoring or citizen score), in which, for example, the Creditworthiness , the Criminal records and the social and political behaviour of companies, individuals and other organisations, such as Non-governmental organisations in order to determine their Reputation used.The aim is to educate Chinese society to be more “sincerity” in social behavior through comprehensive surveillance. This system is sometimes compared with the private credit rating methods used in Western countries, such as Schufa’s credit scoring in Germany.

Planned guide to the creation of the social credit system (2014-2020)

The government bill for the Chinese Social credit system “Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System (2014-2020)” was published on 14 June 2014 by the Council of State decided.The system, which is currently operating on a voluntary basis, is expected to be operational by the end of 2020 for Beijing’s nearly 22 million inhabitants. The aim is to increase the “honesty in government affairs” (Chinese) and “commercial integrity”, Chinese, “social integrity” (English societal integrity, Chinese) and “judicial credibility”(English judicial credibility, Chinese ) ).

Structure Integrated databases and information

Public and private databases are integrated at national and subnational level.Data on financial creditworthiness, criminal records and other behaviours recorded as relevant are used for the calculation. Furthermore, data from selected partner companies such as Alibaba Group (Chinese equivalent of Amazon), Tencent (Chinese equivalent of Facebook ), is also likely to be data Baidu (Chinese equivalent of Google) will be included inthe rating.Alibaba manager Min Wanli confirmed to Handelsblattthat his company is building its own creditrating system, which could serve as a template for the state system: “We are convinced that our points system is a good help for the can be government. The state is even considering adopting our points system. If he wants to, we are happy to support it”. Concrete design: The system is in the testing phase until 2020.In the pilot project in the city of Rongcheng, people start with 1000 points.Points are added or deducted depending on the behavior. In addition to creditworthiness, solvency and criminal record, the assessment is also based on “personal behaviour andpreference” and “personal behaviour and preference” interpersonal relationships.” To this end send more than 200 manufacturers of electric cars, including VW, BMW and Daimler, Tesla, Ford, GeneralMotors, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Nio have been using approximately 61 readings since 2017, including on battery and engine function and location data at evaluation centers.Implementation Since 2017, such systems have been active for testing purposes in several Chinese cities, such as the 1 million-inhabitant city in eastern China. Rongcheng . According to researcher Antonia Hmaidi from the University of Duisburg-Essen, more than 70 pilot projects are currently underway in China in which various aspects of the system are being tested. According to Hmaidi, it is not clear what factors will ultimately be factored into the assessment of citizens. In addition, the authorities face major technical challenges, Hmaidi said during a presentation at the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig in December 2018.

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