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How is this *not* the Chinese social credit system? “Johnson is to launch a government-backed rewards programme for..healthier food & exercising..organised events or walking to school will also accumulate extra "points" in a new app” Are you worried yet?https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/07/23/families-could-get-rewards-healthy-living-new-war-obesity/ …
Do remember that, coupled with mandated domestic vaccine passports, if connected to everyday services this app may end up becoming too difficult to avoid. It is okay if it remains voluntary, but Johnson’s track record on domestic vaccine passports doesn’t inspire that it will
Vax passports for nights out and “rewards” for being well behaved. It’s social credit by the back door.
Maybe naive economics? Cheaper to incent running than bearing the lifelong cost of a diabetic patient on the NHS? Not a bad math that ways Staying fit is inexpensive We pay for cheap industrialized food with our health? What it can evolve into, your concern is legitimate:)
No, because I'll just not download the app. And I think everyone who's not a weirdo will probably approach it in the same way.
It basically is but you don't have to take part and if you do you can't really complain I guess