DOI: 10.1109/seccmw.2005.1588297
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Abstract: In online communities, the users typically do not meet personally, and, thus, they have to estimate the trustworthiness of the other parties using other means. To assist these estimations, various reputation systems have been developed. But collecting the required reputation information, which, essentially, is information about the user's past, also creates privacy concerns.In this paper, we examine how the distribution of reputation management using P2P networks deals with the privacy concerns of processing …

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