Controversial MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong’s censorship struggle with authorities highlights raises questions as to how blacklisting might be indirectly applied as political leverage.
Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province recently released new guidelines concerning solid waste management. The regulations stipulate that failure to follow the new guidelines will have social credit implications.
Luzhou City in Sichuan Province has announced plans to launch an experimental social credit project aimed at evaluating and scoring the integrity of local government bodies.
The General Office of the State Council recently released a circular on the issue of deepening the reform of deregulation services (放管服). The circular mentioned the creation of a social credit system and social credit monitoring as a means to this end.
Liaoning’s environmental regulators announced a list of companies investigated and punished for exceeding drainage standards.
The Housing Management Departments of Shanghai City recently announced the establishment of a blacklist for the intermediary services industry.
The NEA Energy Administration recently announced plans to use credit-based differentiated monitoring in its supervision of the electric power industry.
The province of Jiangsu has established a credit system for enterprises involved in the construction of public roads and waterways.
The city of Shanghai has established a fund specifically to support projects related to constructing their social credit system. The fund will focus on the construction, information dissemination, development, and optimization of the system.
A new CAC report announces blacklist measures for companies and individuals that violate cyberspace regulations.