October 24, 2019
China’s Corporate Social Credit System Demands Political Obedience from Companies
By Daniel Rechtschaffen
The primary purpose of the social credit system may not be to censor companies, but censorship is undoubtedly within its scope.
June 22, 2019
Will Vietnam Follow China’s Model for Digital Dictatorship?
By Trien Vinh Le
The US-China trade war may make Hanoi rethink its interest in promoting technology for both economic growth and political control.
December 04, 2018
China's Great Social Credit Leap Forward
By Pete Hunt
The party-state may find that even when surveillance solutions scale, so do data problems.
July 27, 2017
China's Artificial Intelligence Revolution
By Elsa Kania
A new AI development plan calls for China to become the world leader in the field by 2030.
November 07, 2015
China's Big Plans for Big Data
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, China's statistical tricks, the Ma-Xi meeting, and what China's destroyer said to the USS Lassen. China links.
May 10, 2015
China’s New Social Credit System
By Sara Hsu
Despite hyped concerns in the foreign press, little is actually known about China’s plans to rate citizens and firms.