Social Credit System

Social Credit System: A Future Dystopia?

Published Working Paper

Orgad, Liav and Reijers, Wessel (2019). A Dystopian Future? The Rise of Social Credit Systems. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2019/94.


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