• Communist China's Social Credit Score System being Implemented in U.S. by Silicon Valley?

    Recently we reported that China's new Social Credit Score system resulted in millions of Chinese citizens being banned from public travel due to social credit scores that were too low. According to China's new Social Credit Scores, “Bad behavior” can lower an individual’s social credit score, and “good behavior” can increase it. Reported examples of “bad behavior” include: playing too many video games, spreading “fake news,” drinking too much, walking your dog without a leash, smoking where you are not supposed to, or simply being too noisy on a train or bus. In that article we asked: "Could something like this be implemented in the United States?" According to Mike Elgan, writing for Fast Company, such a system is already being developed here in the U.S. by Silicon Valley technology companies, apart from the U.S. Government. Is the American public going to allow the Technology giants to determine what is proper social behavior, who is qualified to hold political offices, and what is fake news and what is not? Will it take massive protests (hopefully peaceful!) in streets as we have recently seen in Hong Kong to turn the tide against technology tyranny here in the U.S.?

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