China to ban citizens with bad ‘social credit’ from some forms of travel

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Proof that life imitates art — or at least Black Mirror on Netflix — China will soon be imposing strict penalties for those with low “scores” on its so-called “social credit” system. Starting May 1, Chinese citizens with low scores on its social credit system will be unable to travel via plane or train for up to a year, according to a release by the country’s National Development and Reform Commission. China’s social credit system is a controversial one. President Xi Jinping’s plan is to score citizens based both on financial and social behavior, creating a number similar to a credit score…

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