What life is like inside China's social credit laboratory — where people get points for being model citizens and lose points for misbehaving
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China is implementing a social credit system that awards and penalizes citizens for their behavior. 

Three dozen pilot schemes are in currently place across China, with plans to make the scheme nationwide by 2020. 

Citizens who are good neighbors, donate to charity and commit 'heroic' acts can boost their credit score. Conversely, those who break laws and regulations will lose points. 

A citizen's social credit score comes with perks and penalties depending on the rating, and...


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