In a recent interview with Australia’s Sky News, Peterson claimed that the policies and restrictions implemented by western nations during the COVID-19 pandemic may pave the way for an automated social credit and "digital passport" system that would endanger the rights of citizens. He also said that most of the public has no idea it could happen.
Sky News’s Rita Panahi introduced the topic, asking, "Do you think what we did during COVID could usher in our version of a social credit system?"
Without hesitation, Peterson responded by saying, "Oh, yes, definitely. Yeah, that’s highly probable." Panahi followed up, "And that it will be accepted by many people?" Read more and see video here.