China app ID’s debtors within 500 yards

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(London Daily Mail) Chinese authorities have developed an app to tell people if they are nearby someone in debt.

State-run newspaper China Daily reported that officials in the Chinese province of Hebei created the app, named ‘map of deadbeat debtors’, which can be accessed through social media app WeChat.

The app alerts users with a flash when they are within 500 meters of someone who is in debt – the newspaper claimed.

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