These social-credit-score replacements for national currencies are going to be a wild ride.
Helicopter money right into your account, fines and taxes deducted at source, penalties for malbehavviour or misinformation, bonus multipliers for pro-social behavior and clean records.
And all so easy to administer centrally.
I wonder if there will be an alternative.
@pre they can basically already do that, though. Every single bank has the capability of freezing and seizing funds whenever the government asks it to.
A gateway into the global open conversation in the fediverse for Boing folks and anyone they know.