PBS NewsHour

How China's high-tech 'eyes' monitor behavior and dissent

Clip: 09/30/2019 | 10m 34s

Technology is transforming China, helping improve life in some ways, but also collecting big data. The government is beginning to convert that data and surveillance footage into social credit scores, which critics say can be used to penalize those who criticize the Communist Party. Nick Schifrin reports as part of "China: Power and Prosperity," with support from the Pulitzer Center.

Aired: 09/30/19

Rating: NR

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