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Surveilance capitalism

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Compassionist
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Surveilance capitalism

#1 Post by Compassionist » February 22nd, 2020, 7:34 pm


Compassionist
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Re: Surveilance capitalism

#2 Post by Compassionist » February 22nd, 2020, 8:03 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIXhnWUmMvw

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Credit_System

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiraman_Katibin

In Islam, it is claimed that every human has one angel on the right shoulder who records the human's good deeds and another angel on the left shoulder who records the human's bad deeds.

Isn't the social credit system of China doing the same thing where the government has taken on the role of God and the surveillance systems taken on the role of the angels?

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Re: Surveilance capitalism

#3 Post by Alan H » February 23rd, 2020, 2:27 pm

I think what's happening in China is very worrying and I suspect many other countries will be keeping a close eye on developments there, while they try to work out what might work in their country and what they could get away with...
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