The Communist Party wants to harness vast troves of online data to score people and companies on their behavior.
Straight out of the amazing series “Black Mirror,” imagine your government keeping a rating on everyone that shows how compliment they are. It looks like China is doing it, and there is no reason why the US is not doing it.
In China they will surely jail you when your score becomes bad, in the US it will be something less obvious, but most likely, just as damaging.
It’s the reason why privacy is so important and why all the NSA doting is very scary.