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Lecture Notes in Informatics

Informatik bewegt: Informatik 2002 - 32. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.v. (GI), 30. September - 3.Oktober 2002 in Dortmund. P-19, 100-105 (2002).

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Sigrid E. Schubert (ed.), Bernd Reusch (ed.), Norbert Jesse (ed.)

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Trustworthiness as an asset

Pekka Nikander


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.

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