China's Social Credit system is downright Orwellian. Did you ever think you would see this in your lifetime? (More below, and more links in the comment section.)

When fully implemented, scores will be based on your financial dealings, legal history, shopping, online interactions and searches, how often you visit your parents, whether you recycle or give blood, etc. It is all-encompassing. It can determine if you qualify for a loan, credit card, or driver's license; can buy property; can send your child to a private school; can travel abroad; or even if you can take a train or plane...and a lot more.