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  1. Jun 2022
    1. If we don't create good large-scale aggregates of social data, then we risk ceding market share to opaque and centralized social credit scores instead.

      Vitalik argues that if we don't create good decentralized social credit score systems, that vacuum will be filled by centralized alternatives.

  2. May 2022
    1. A platform can use all available signals to judge who should have promotion and privileges on the platform, including giving more access and amplification to those who have shown a consistent history of positively engaging with others. And those who misbehave on the platform would be managed with a community management strategy that's informed by the principles of restorative justice, incentivizing good behaviors while also taking into account a person's history of community contributions on other platforms as well.

      Using Outside Signals to Judge Promotion/Privileges

      The linked "community management strategy" post is about using signals outside our system to help adjudicate the actions on our own network. This seems strikingly close to the "social credit score" that is being tried in some cities in China. And that is pretty uncomfortable.