• The Messy Truth About Social Credit | Shazeda Ahmed, Logic (01/05/2019) via @oliviertesquet
    https://logicmag.io/china/the-messy-truth-about-social-credit

    (…) In some instances, blacklists are adapting to new media while retaining their original function of shaming people into changing their behavior. The enormously popular social video streaming app TikTok (抖音, douyin) has partnered with a local court in Nanning, Guangxi to display photographs of blacklisted people as advertisements between videos, in some cases offering reward payments for information about these people’s whereabouts that are a percentage of the amount of money the person owes. Much like the other apps and websites that take part in these state-sponsored efforts, TikTok does not disclose in its user-facing terms of service that it works with the local government of Nanning, and potentially other cities, to publicly shame blacklisted individuals.

    Sur le système dit de « crédit social » chinois, lire le très complet « Bons et mauvais Chinois » paru dans le @mdiplo en janvier 2019.
    https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/2019/01/RAPHAEL/59403