How China Is Policing the Future – The New York Times


‘An Invisible Cage’: How China Is Policing the Future

‘An Invisible Cage’: How China Is Policing the Future

Vast surveillance data allows the state to target people whose behavior or characteristics are deemed suspicious by an algorithm, even if they’ve done nothing wrong.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/25/technology/china-surveillance-police.html

They can warn the police if a victim of a fraud tries to travel to Beijing to petition the government for payment or a drug user makes too many calls to the same number. They can signal officers each time a person with a history of mental illness gets near a school.


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