Reply to post: Re: Why the uproar ?

China to test digital version of its currency at 2022 Winter Olympics


Re: Why the uproar ?

So much data is being gathered on all of us from so many sources, including the strong push to stop cash as a medium of exchange. All current governments have the ability to track everything people do but there's so much data that processing it is only being done currently for people of interest.

In future, wholesale profiling of all individuals becomes feasible. The compute power required is not there yet but it will come.

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