Millions of people are punished for alleged bad behaviour under a government monitoring scheme in China.
Date: February 019
By: Hashem Ahelbarra
Last year, more than 17 million people with low scores were barred from buying plane tickets, and another five million were not allowed on high-speed trains.
Four million companies have been blacklisted for “untrustworthy conduct” for a number of activities, including bidding for projects, taking part in land auctions and issuing corporate bonds.
Is this ethical, and could it be taking surveillance too far? [FULL STORY]