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Article on Chinese social credit in The Conversation

Stefan Brehm and Nicholas Loubere have co-authored an article on the Chinese social credit system for The Conversation.
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The Chinese government’s ongoing attempts to create a social credit system aimed at rating the trustworthiness of people and companies is often depicted as something uniquely Chinese. In this article Stefan Brehm and Nicholas Loubere argue that Chinese social credit is a phenomenon that belongs to a global trend with a transformative potential that is just as threatening in Western democracies. It is but one harbinger of a likely common digital future marked by a shift away from the rule of law and towards rule by algorithms.

Read the full article in The Conversation here.

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