Legitimate by Design: Towards Trusted Virtual Community Environments

  title={Legitimate by Design: Towards Trusted Virtual Community Environments},
  author={Brian Whitworth and Aldo de Moor},
1 This work was supported in part by the New Jersey Information-Technology Opportunities for the Workforce, Education and Research (NJ I-TOWER) Project, funded by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education (contract #01-801020-02) Abstract. Legitimacy is a key part of the social requirements specification for a trusted virtual community environment (VCE). If an environment is not seen as legitimate, social conflicts may reduce community benefits like trade and e-commerce. Legitimacy must be… CONTINUE READING
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