123. Andie Zhang: Digital China and the Social Credit System (IN ENGLISH)

China is currently rolling out its Social Credit System, in which citizens receive a score based on their behavior online and offline. But as Andie Zhang points out, the ordinary Chinese citizen doesn't seem to mind - in fact, many people welcome the initiative. It's a matter of trading privacy for convenience, and isn't this exactly what we're doing in the West as well, with our deep connection to the Big Tech companies? We met Andie after her great talk on The Age of Surveillance Economy at Gather 2019 in Stockholm. Where is China heading, and how can we strengthen our privacy rights further in Europe to avoid this kind of future of constant surveillance? Podcast host: Christian von Essen // Learn more at http://www.hejaframtiden.se