China is marrying Big Brother to Big Data.
Every citizen will be watched and their behavior scored in the most ambitious and sophisticated system of social control in history.
This is an incredible undertaking, China doesn’t do things by half. They must have entire cities of people dedicated to running and maintaining an operation of this size. And the server farms required to store data on 1.3 billion people? The mind boggles.
Reporter: Matthew Carney
Video and photography: Brant Cumming
Digital producer: Matthew Henry
Producer: Alex Barry
Graphics: Andres Gomez Isaza
Thanks to Des O’Carroll.