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China’s government enlists the country’s largest internet companies in an effort to fight fake reviews and plans a ‘social credit’ blacklist

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ajor tech firms, including Alibaba and Tencent, will share more information with the government as it pushes ahead with an initiative to establish a "social credit" system to evaluate the trustworthiness of citizens online.
6 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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