China does not cope with the flow of identified corrupt officials

Chinese government canceled programartificial intelligence against corruption for very high efficiency. According to reports, the Zero Trust system in only 30 cities has already helped to identify 8,721 officials involved in corrupt practices. However, only a small part of them went to prison, the rest received warnings about the inadmissibility of such actions.

A program developed by the Academy of Sciences of China andthe Communist Party’s internal control agencies, allows you to monitor and analyze the work and personal life of civil servants, as well as their family members, through access to over 150 protected databases at the federal and regional levels. “Zero Trust” is able to detect the transfer of property, construction, land acquisition, suspicious purchases and increased savings in banks.

As soon as the program finds a violation, the system calculates the probability that the action is a consequence of a bribe, and if the result exceeds the set marker, it warns the authorities.

Local authorities report that mostthe identified cases are not so serious and officials are amenable to re-education. However, in most districts, the testing program has been discontinued and its further fate is unknown. The main reason for the closure, however, is the fact that artificial intelligence did not save the whole chain of actions to search for corrupt officials. Due to the fact that the criteria and patterns for the search often changed, the neural network could only state the fact of corruption, but without confirming facts. The lack of evidence and did not allow to qualitatively attract officials to account.

Source: South China Morning Post