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Alibaba’s social credit rating is a risky game

7 mins | Feb 22, 2018

Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant, has devised a new method of credit rating, which it claims broadens access to loans by monitoring information such as people’s habits and credit records. John Gapper writing in the Financial Times in February 2018 warns that there is a glaring conflict of interest in a payment platform doing this and giving its users scores.

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From Financial Times