Who can you trust?
How can you tell whether someone who borrows money from you will pay it back?
In the West, we have a credit score to help make these calls. But in China, no such system exists.
So the government came up with its own equivalent: it will score peoples' trustworthiness using not just court and bank records, but also data from the online shopping companies. Today on the Indicator: China's social credit system and what it might mean for citizens.
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