Donald Trump Jr. is sounding the alarm, warning that if we do not stop Big Tech from shadow banning conservatives we'll end up in the same boat as China and it'll be our own damn fault. One problem: We're already there. The same day Trump published his warning – which despite the knee-jerk reactions brought on by his name actually mirrors the experience of most social media users who've ever expressed ideas counter to the mainstream – the Wall Street Journal suggested that insurers could be combing through customers' social media profiles to determine their risk to the company. Read more Just kidding – insurers have been combing through social media profiles for so long that New York is already regulating the use of this information to supplement more traditional actuarial data. Next time your premiums go up after sharing photos of you skydiving while wrestling with a bear, you'll know why. "We're going through a period now where most life insurers are … [Read more...] about Big Tech + Big Brother: Privatized social credit score systems coming to US sooner than we think?