Chinese Authorities Probably Want to Exploit Blockchain to Monitor Citizens

Chinese Authorities Probably Want to Exploit Blockchain to Monitor Citizens

In modern times, China has worked to consolidate state power over individuals. Local authorities are trialing systems to control peoples’ social standing, access to jobs, and even where they can go. Until now, one refuge for its citizens has been in the wooliness of time; not even the all-powerful Communist party can always measure where people go, when, and what they do.

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