Trustworthiness as an asset
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Informatik bewegt: Informatik 2002 - 32. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.v. (GI)
Regular Research Papers
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
People posses an innate capability to instinctively evaluate the trustworthiness of other people in their daily lives, and a hardwired tendency to react strongly if they feel betrayed. However, these capabilities do not work in the digital domain, for both obvious and not-so-obvious reasons. Therefore, something else is needed. In this paper we explore the prequisites and difficulties that are encountered when attempting to establish a bases for trust and trustworthy behaviour in the Internet, concentrating on the asset like nature of trustworthiness.