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How street cred could harm your social cred

China’s much-discussed Social Credit System takes information on everything from jaywalking, to looking after your parents, to buying alcohol, in order to score your trustworthiness as a citizen.

In this UnPacked Short, Charlotte Pickles and Peter Franklin discuss who is most likely to lose out under the system, and how it risks creating a permanent underclass.

Read the UnPacked behind the Short here.