Comparing China's social credit system to an episode of Black Mirror, Asian Boss interviews the general population to see their reaction of what will become a mandatory system. Surprisingly, many want in. Also, it looks like their system is working.
China has already started punishing people by restricting their travel.
Nine million people with low scores have been blocked from buying tickets for domestic flights, Channel News Asia reported in March, citing official statistics.
They can also clamp down on luxury options — three million people are barred from getting business-class train tickets.
The eventual system will punish bad passengers specifically. Potential misdeeds include trying to ride with no ticket, loitering in front of boarding gates, or smoking in no-smoking areas.
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