Last year, more than 17 million people with low scores were barred from buying plane tickets, and another five million were not allowed on high-speed trains.
Four million companies have been blacklisted for “untrustworthy conduct” for a number of activities, including bidding for projects, taking part in land auctions and issuing corporate bonds.
Is this ethical, and could it be taking surveillance too far?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Dan Wang – China analyst, the Economist Intelligence Unit
Zennon Kapron – CEO of KapronAsia, a market research and consulting firm that analyses technology trends in China
Anna Bacciarelli – Technology researcher and adviser at Amnesty International