Welcome to the hyperreal world
> UK’s new checking system – which is to add in allegations and accusations, irrespective of the accuracy of either
Data accuracy implies that its attrbution to an entity can be true or false. That is, the database either represents or misrepresents a real individual. But in the hyperreal world the concept of representation does not exist. There is no original, no substratum that is that ground for a fact. All facts are simulacra. There is no inaccurate data. Everything is to be trusted. Or, to put the same thing a different way, everything is to be distrusted. Everything and everybody.
Mr Orwell, meet M. Baudrillard. M. Baudrillard, meet Mr Orwell. Welcome, celebrated ghosts that you both now are, to our Brave New Hyperreality.