Everyone’s Got a “Surveillance Score” and It Can Cost You BIG Money

Everyone’s Got a “Surveillance Score” and It Can Cost You BIG Money By Dagny Taggart In these Orwellian times, when it is revealed that yet another government agency is spying on us in yet another way, most of us aren’t one bit surprised. Being surveilled nearly everywhere we go (and even in our own homes) has become the norm, unfortunately. Yesterday, it was revealed that the NSA improperly collected Americans’ call and text logs in November 2017 and in February and October 2018 – just months after the agency claimed…

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We’re All Being Judged By A Secret “Trustworthiness” Score

We’re All Being Judged By A Secret “Trustworthiness” Score By Tyler Durden (Activist Post Editor’s Note: This topic was covered extensively this month in our premium newsletter Counter Markets. You can get a free issue here. The parallels between this “trustworthiness score” and the social credit system being used in China could not be clearer. In fact, part of the Counter Markets article “Social Credit Systems Overt and Covert Explained” features a Chinese citizen who discusses his own slide into “untrustworthiness” and what it means for day-to-day living. This is…

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Why China’s “Social Credit” Scheme Will Create More Corruption, Not a Better Citizenry

Why China’s “Social Credit” Scheme Will Create More Corruption, Not a Better Citizenry By Sarah Lilly News of China’s social credit system has been making waves across media outlets for months. Some publications are going soft on the massive surveillance state, saying it is not as bad as it seems (it is), while others are referring to it as something straight out of Nineteen Eighty-Four (again, it is). With pilot programs operating in certain municipalities, the system is already affecting citizens’ lives by limiting their ability to travel or send their children…

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