Everyone In China Is Getting A ‘Social Credit Score’
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Everyone In China Is Getting A ‘Social Credit Score’


THERE IS SOME DISTURBING NEWS
FROM CHINA, AND IT’S NOT JUST THAT THEY STILL ENJOY THE
“TRANSFORMER” MOVIES. IF YOU THOUGHT THE WAY FACEBOOK
TRACKS YOU WAS SCARY, IT’S GOT NOTHING ON THE CHINESE
GOVERNMENT, WHICH JUST UNVEILED A SYSTEM OF MONITORING AND
GRADING EVERY CITIZEN’S BEHAVIOR. IN ONE CITY, IT ASSIGNED 1,000
POINTS TO EACH OF THE 740,000 RESIDENTS. GET A TRAFFIC TICKET; YOU LOSE
FIVE POINTS. EARN A CITY-LEVEL AWARD, SUCH AS
FOR COMMITTING A HEROIC ACT, AND YOUR SCORE GETS BOOSTED BY 30
POINTS. THAT’S JUST GOING TO MAKE PEOPLE
TO SET UP THEIR OWN HEROIC ACTS. ( LAUGHTER )
“OH, NO! THAT NURSING HOME IS ON FIRE! I’LL SAVE THEM. HERE, HOLD MY GASOLINE AND
MATCHES.” ( LAUGHTER )
( PIANO RIFF ) AND — AND —
AND IT IS REALLY EASY TO GET DOCKED POINTS IN THIS SYSTEM.>>CHINA’S VERSION FACTORS IN
EVERYTHING FROM JAYWALKING, TO SMOKING ON TRAINS, TO BUYING TOO
MANY VIDEO GAMES.>>STEPHEN: JAYWALKING? SMOKING? TOO MANY VIDEO GAMES? THIS IS NOT GOOD NEWS FOR THE
COOLEST KID IN SEVENTH GRADE. ( LAUGHTER )
EVEN THOUGH CHINA HAS OVER A BILLION PEOPLE, THEY’VE GOT A
TERRIFYING WAY OF ENFORCING THIS.>>CHINA’S GROWING NETWORK OF
SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS MAKES ALL OF THIS POSSIBLE. THE GOVERNMENT IS EVEN TRACKING
JAYWALKERS. CAMERAS RECORD THEM GOING
THROUGH INTERSECTIONS, ZERO IN ON THEIR FACE AND PUBLICLY SHAME
THEM ON NEARBY VIDEO SCREENS. YES, PUTTING YOUR FACE ON A
SCREEN. THE SAME WAY AMUSEMENT PARKS
PUBLICLY SHAME YOU FOR CRYING ON THE LOG FLUME. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
( PIANO RIFF ) HERE’S HOW THEY TRACK YOU.>>POLICE IN BEIJING HAVE BEEN
WEARING THESE GLASSES THAT CAN RECOGNIZE FACES LINKED TO THE
GOVERNMENT’S NATIONAL DATABASE TO HELP BOOST ARRESTS.>>STEPHEN: FIRST, THAT IS
HORRIFYING THAT SOMEONE HAS FINALLY FOUND A USE FOR GOOGLE
GLASS. ( LAUGHTER )
SECOND, FACIAL RECOGNITION IS LITERALLY WHAT THE TERMINATOR
DOES. “SARAH CONNER. I NOTICED YOU HAVE A LOT OF
UNPAID PARKING TICKETS.” ( LAUGHTER )
( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )>>Stephen: KEEP GOING. KEEP GOING. UNPAID PARKING TICKETS. BUT THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT
INSISTS IT HAS A GREAT REASON FOR DOING THIS.>>THE GOVERNMENT HERE SAYS IT
IS TRYING TO PURIFY SOCIETY.>>STEPHEN: HOLD UP, CHINA. THE PHRASE “PURIFY SOCIETY” IS A
HUGE RED FLAG. YOURS. BUT I INTERRUPTED– YOU WERE
USHERING IN A DYSTOPIA?>>THE GOVERNMENT HERE SAYS IT
IS TRYING TO PURIFY SOCIETY BY REWARDING THOSE WHO ARE
TRUSTWORTHY AND PUNISHING THOSE WHO ARE NOT.>>STEPHEN: CHINA, IF YOU WANT
TO PURIFY SOMETHING, MAYBE START WITH YOUR SKY. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
( PIANO RIFF ) WELL, I CANNOT LET THIS STAND. SO I WANT TO ADDRESS MY CHINESE
AUDIENCE FOR A SECOND. GOOD PEOPLE OF CHINA, “NI HAO. ( LAUGHTER )
THIS OPPRESSIVE SYSTEM OF DRACONIAN GOVERNMENT CONTROL
LEADS DOWN A DARK PATH TO– OH, WAIT. IS CHINA SCORING THIS? WELL, DARN IT, I DON’T CARE. THIS NEEDS TO BE SAID. NO MATTER WHAT — OKAY, HOLD ON. STOP. I DO LOVE SOME THINGS ABOUT
CHINA. YOU HAVE A RICH HISTORY AND
CULTURE. OH, GOOD. OKAY. OKAY. WHAT ELSE? UH– I ENJOYED “KUNG-FU PANDA”! NO, WAIT! LOOK! ONE OF MY WRITERS IS CHINESE! JAMES, GET UP HERE! CHINESE!>>ACTUALLY STEPHEN, I’M
TAIWANESE. (BUZZER)
( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )>>STEPHEN: DAMMIT, JAMES! YOU KNOW, WE HAVE ONE CHINA
POLICY HERE AT “THE LATE SHOW”! NOW I’M GOING TO GET PURIFIED. BACK IN THE WRITER’S HOLE! WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH JIM
PARSONS.

100 thoughts on “Everyone In China Is Getting A ‘Social Credit Score’

  1. Instead of a good in depth analysis like John Oliver does this buffoon took the nonsensical comedy route

  2. This is propaganda.

    I'm from China and doing laws in Australia. And tbh this system rarely affect citizens personally. It only works if you have been sued and refuse to comply to the legal outcome of a civil case, or for tax evasion. For example, if you refused to pay the remedy while you are perfectly capable of doing so, and the court could not legally arrest you right away, they'd be starting to reduce your social credit to make sure you don't travel to some outback province or leave the country before you've paid your bill. People who refuse to serve in the military when being asked to do so, and people who repeatedly breached transport regulations are also on this list. It's really just a better alternative to prisons and a better way to enforce the outcome of civil disputes.

    We, as average citizens, are barely aware that such system exist.

  3. Apparently intelligent, well educated people developed this shit. Yep, intelligent, well educated people…..SICK AS ALL HELL but intelligent, well educated. They obviously need re-education since their original education mad them all stupid.

  4. All of you hate this system but deep down, you want it.

    Your paranoia about someone being racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic, etc. will help bring in this system. Your own desires and fears will be used against you. You will do anything for safety and security so long as you are on what society defines as the "right" side.

  5. It is funny how the left is against China’s Social Credit System but supports the same stuff here. Our mainstream media is dying and journalism is being replaced with activism. Free speech town squares are banning and deplatforming people with allegedly unpopular opinions. Banks are shutting down people’s and organizations accounts due to politics. All the people who use the “we are the laughingstock of the world” appeals will be begging for the social credit system while fighting to give our natural rights back to the government in order to save social credits.

  6. “I notice that you are outspoken against abortion. Minus 50 points.” “You were on record as saying ‘all lives matter’. Minus 60 points.” “You are an ardent second amendment and free speech advocate. Minus 300 points.”

  7. Yeah the China is going to purifying the air, and the whole world got into panic, because they won’t take your rubbishy any more.

  8. you guys should made another topic about this "MMA Xu Xiao Dong cry online kana owned by China social credit system"
    https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/eat-drink-man-woman-16/mma-xu-xiao-dong-cry-online-kana-owned-china-social-credit-system-6051809.html

  9. This is really sad. Because this would be playing with God-like power (if you do or don't believe in God you likely can still agree this is too much to judge a person, and even some article stated those who don't have enough or low social credit can't enter buses or travel much). I hope South and North America and other places won't follow what China is doing. Since it is very injustice mannered to rate someone, especially since we are still trying to handle social media after all these years. Few theorizes that the mind doesn't understand or can't handle technology/media because it causes mental illness or/and mind weren't program to handle devices like these (like now we are slowly seeing scientists and therapists studying to see if low self-esteem is causing more problems mainly teens and elders especially social media). Yet the question remains if that means humans will sooner or later stop wondering more about science and technology. For me is yes and no. Since it is ok to be curious and go on beyond our limits especially with medical usage to help the ill and etc. But testing and replicating humans or trying to stop most of human nature (like some are trying to make humans not die and so on) is a very dangerous game to play. Since this is human nature and a human cycle that if it goes unbalanced may destroy a lot than doing more good. For many, this reminds them of the Black Mirror and the classic book 1984. But this reminds me of the Pandora box of how if too much curiosity is bad or good. And how it can ruin many lives yet protect them. Either way, this will likely be taken way badly since we repeatedly see humans using a big power or something they can't handle to an extreme and ruining a lot. Not saying all humans are good nor evil, either average people or monsters. But yeah I feel like China will likely regret this and maybe since nowadays, media is so used and important to everyone that we could see citizens of China starting a revolution or some sort. But I hope China doesn't allow this and is all some bad joke.

  10. How come I have never heard of this " credit scores" policy in China (confused)?Why are you making this up and all these American audience think China is just a horrible place with madness?( really confused) I have lived in China all my life and as a native Chinese citizen I honestly have just never heard of any credit scores being booked outside the cases where you are actually using credit cards whatsoever. It sounds so ridiculous I can't believe all these people are buying it.

  11. Remember that the Democratic party took in AOC,… they want this sick shit. I cant believe I used to like colbert.. he might as well joke about genocide and make light of it. I have a friend that said,, oh so it makes you a better person… you MEAN WITH GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION?

  12. Wow, this looks like a good idea for citizens here in the US. We need this to stop white nationalism.

  13. Starting with our air? Dude , it’s 2019, not 1989. And I am a Chinese person who has lived in China for 26years and 4 months, went to dozens of cities, I have never never never seen anyone being publicly shamed like that for jay walking, but I’ve seen wanted criminals on a public screen, many many times.As someone who has never stepped a foot into China, you seem quite unqualified to judge us, maybe you should shift your concentration to the wall, coz whatever it is happening here is really not your business.

  14. I’ve been hearing rumours and documentaries about this program but this is the first time it’s been confirmed as a thing that’s gonna to actually happen. Poor china

  15. That's what happens when a society like CHINA kills freedoms and democracy. No rights to do anything speak out against the government and put into a prison.

  16. Besides extradition law,social credit system is the next evil stuff Hong Kong people need to protest for before China rolls out this to Hong Kong.

  17. Oops. The ending really annoyed some pro-China ppl and thrilled those anti-China.
    It’s just a joke. Really unnecessary to argue right or wrong. It won’t change any history, any current situation or anything that may happen in the future.

  18. Social credit system is coming to USA. Communist China is spreading their system to the world. All the dictators love it.

  19. We just insist that Taiwan island belongs to China, but we don’t want Taiwanese to be Chinese. We have enough persons, 1.4 billion !

  20. That’s totally untrue, this video was completely made just for satisfying Americans ridiculous taste. What a shame on you guys.

  21. Interesting. Oh the cognitive dissonance…. Colbert staunchly supports, aids and abets the same social behaviour in terms of policing speech, but protests an open statist bureaucracy which officially enforces it? Really? Why? Isn't this the leftist dream, to drag the regressive, individualistic right into the luminous glow of their collectivist enlightenment by force if necessary? It seems that what is being protested in truth isn't the social tyranny itself but that it is being done so openly and officially. Better learn to like it if you're only a lukewarm SJW, because China's ahead of your ideological curve, waiting for you to catch up to their level of collectivist enlightenment.

  22. Wonder why Americans are so critical of Chinese Social credit scores? We have FICO, Equifax (recently big hacked), Transunion, and whenever you go into any public places you are being watched?? Your car has a "black box" all the time.

  23. Think about it. If the government think it is necessary to guide people on basic moral ethics and there’s bunch of people supporting it, what kind of society has it been? I have many great friends there, but there’s also a significant amount of disappointing ones living in that same society. Watch that news of that Beijing car accident where the guy driving the construction vehicle just watch the car collided with his vehicle caught on fire and the two people got burned to death. People around him are screaming and trying to get over there to help and that guy just stand there like nothing happens before the fire even started. Based on my 10 years of experience living there with many great friends I still hang out with, only one conclusion we all agree: Every country has jerks, but China just has more.

  24. Everyone, china is going to execute this system in Hong Kong which kills our freedoms. I hope anyone reads this can spread the news and hong kong people are trying their best to fight against China, the government. And the police force even let those thug and gangsters to beat up innocent people like pregnant woman and child…

  25. No one likes China, maybe they like some Chinese friends, but literally none or them favor self centered mainlanders and the govt.

  26. So…basically like the American permanent record system? But because China is doing it, it must be bad!
    Lol western bias at its finest XDD

  27. If we had a social credit score system, Trumps Social Credit Score would be -10,000,000! Everything about the fool is anti-social and anti human.

  28. Guess your next video is going to be about the US as enlightening example in the world. Already giggling my ass off.

  29. Chinese people have to say it's good or their score lowers. They then can't use public transportation, can't eat a restaurants, can use debit card etc.

  30. Wait till this system eventually creeps it's way into America. These Colbert audience members won't be laughing anymore. Think it won't happen here? Give it time. The young people in this country think Socialism is cool. Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it!

  31. This is how it works. We in the west were so cool we got rid Christianity and god and replaced it with government. We are now pagans we worship our emporer. He uses the big military and bread and circuses. To make everyone happy. Everyone can act how ever they want no need to worry about greed, sloth, envy or sexual misbehavior. The government will find more tax slaves and debt slaves to pay for you. In China you work hard your government takes a lot of your money and invests it in public works. Then it watches to make sure you act responsible or you can’t use those public works unless you pay. So idk which society will survive. The one with the big government that enslaves people to pay for people to be irresponsible. Or the one where government makes you work hard invests in you and makes you act responsible to pay for the investment? When you get rid of religion you get government. The collective has to control the individual. It does it spiritually or physically that is reality

  32. Damn revelation was right I was starting to doubt my faith but more and more so I see prophecy fulfilled this is the mark of the beast and the first steps to cashless society and a one world government

  33. Isn't the west also purifying society, by reporting "tweets", facebook posts, and youtube videos, etc to the police. In the UK, you can be arrested for jokes, misgendering, and band from the country for calling Muhammad gay

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