The commodification of trust

Here is a very useful view on the emergence of a new kind of trust mechanism: online reputation management services, distributed ledgers, and AI-based predictive systems offer familiarity, control, and insurance by structuring social, economic interactions via technical systems.

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2021/06/21/the-commodification-of-trust/

The internet and digital technologies created a new category of trust producers. Online reputation management services (such as Uber or Airbnb), distributed ledgers, and AI-based predictive systems offer familiarity, control, and insurance by structuring social, economic interactions via technical systems.