Trust in Electronic Commerce

Trust in Electronic Commerce

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Electronic commerce is here to stay. No matter how big the dot-com crisis was or how far the e-entrepreneurs' shares fell in the market, the fact remains that there is still confidence in electronic trading. At least it would appear that investors are confident in e-companies again. However, not only trust of venture capitalists is of importance -- consumers also have to have faith in on-line business. After all, without consumers there is no e-business. Interacting lawyers, technicians and economists are needed to create a trustworthy electronic commerce environment. To achieve this environment, thorough and inter-disciplinary research is required and that is exactly what this book is about. Researchers of the project Enabling Electronic Commerce from the Dutch universities of Tilburg and Eindhoven have chosen a number of e-topics to elaborate on trust from their point of view. This volume makes clear that the various disciplines can and will play a role in developing conditions for trust and thus contribute to a successful electronic market.C. Prins. Chapter 4 Importance of User-Related Factors in Electronic Payment Systems Dennis Abrazhevich Eindhoven ... Existing payment systems for the real world, such as credit cards, are widely accepted as means of payment on the Internet, ... for merchants, because of high transaction costs, fraudulent activity, and the multiple parties involved in payment processing (Treese and Stewart, 1 998).

Title:Trust in Electronic Commerce
Author:Corien Prins
Publisher:Kluwer Law International - 2002-01-01


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