Mass surveillance creates a prison in the mind.
We don’t have to refer to Orwell’s 1984 anymore.
By 2020, the Chinese government expects to integrate private and public cameras, leveraging the country's tech industry's expertise in facial recognition technology to build a nation-wide surveillance network.
the most important purposes of such a smart surveillance system is to crack down on social unrest triggered by petitioners and dissidents
China is ranking their citizens in a social credit system