They’re Making a List, And Checking it Lots ๐Ÿ“‡

Oh yay, China is exporting its panopticon. ๐Ÿค

First up? Venezuela. The land of oil, soaring inflation, an imploding economy, and a leader thatโ€™s super into overt political intimidation. ๐Ÿ”จ

It can’t be that bad, right? ๐Ÿคท

โ€œWhat we saw in China changed everything,โ€ said the member of the Venezuelan delegation, technical advisor Anthony Daquin. His initial amazement, he said, gradually turned to fear that such a system could lead to abuses of privacy by Venezuelaโ€™s government. โ€œThey were looking to have citizen control.โ€

Uh, maybe it can. ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ

This holiday season’s must have gift? A build-your-own-authoritarian-regmie kit. ๐ŸŽ

Src: Reuters