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China invents the digital totalitarian state

Publié le 17 Décembre 2016 par IFCAM Explor'action in IA, bigdata, FRACTURES

China invents the digital totalitarian state

GARY SHTEYNGART’S novel of 2010, “Super Sad True Love Story”, is set in a near future when the Chinese yuan is a global currency and people all wear an “apparat” around their neck with RateMe Plus technology. Personal details are displayed in public on ubiquitous Credit Poles, posts on street corners with “little LED counters at eye level that registered your Credit ranking as you walked by.”

The novel is a fictional dystopia about the destruction of privacy. China’s Communist Party may be on its way to inventing the real thing

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