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Hello! In China, new government policy is watching your behavior—including actions as mundane as whet
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In China, new government policy is watching your behavior—including actions as mundane as whether you sweep up outside your place of business—and scoring it. It all gets rolled up into a score that government agencies can use both to inflict punishment and as a form of social shaming. Back in the U.S., that system has parallels in policies now in place at insurance providers, major tech companies such as Uber and Airbnb, and others that monitor users and punish those whose behavior is deemed unsatisfactory—all outside the legal system. Mike Elgan is unsettled by these developments, and says that you should be too.

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This newsletter was written by Harry McCracken.
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