• Hong Kong's protesters used low-tech street smarts to smash China's powerful techno-authoritarianism

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Protesters in Hong Kong, numbering more than 1 million and skewing young, defeated the will of China's powerful Communist Party by beating a bill that would've allowed China to make Hong Konger's face trial on the mainland.
    China has delved into techno-authoritarianism, in which it uses technology to surveil virtually every aspect of people's lives and then assigns them social-credit scores based on how good or bad the Communist Party finds them.
    The protesters used low-tech gear and street smarts to defeat China's many efforts to disrupt the protests.
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  • Hong Kong's protesters used low-tech street smarts to smash China's powerful techno-authoritarianism

    Hong Kong's protesters used low-tech street smarts to smash China's powerful techno-authoritarianism

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Protesters in Hong Kong, numbering more than one million and skewing young, defeated the will of China's powerful Communist Party by beating a bill that would allow China to make Hong Konger's face trail on the mainland.
    China has delved into techno-authoritarianism, where it uses technology to surveil virtually every aspect of people's lives, and then assigns them social credit scores based on how good or bad the Communist Party finds them.
    The protesters used low tech gear and street smarts to defeat China's many efforts to distrupt the protests.
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  • China Backs Hong Kong's Leader Despite Huge Protests

    China Backs Hong Kong's Leader Despite Huge Protests

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Yet it is unclear how long Carrie Lam can continue to govern the territory after her retreat on a contentious extradition proposal.
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