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Rachel Botsman

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Source: "The Currency of the New Economy Is Trust." TEDGlobal 2012. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from sharing innovator Rachel Botsman's 2012 TED Talk on the implications of online sharing and virtual trust. The comment means that all of your online interactions -- including actions like leaving comments on social media -- are recorded, and will follow you, the same way your financial behaviors affect your credit report. Says Botsman, this reputation is very important, as the new digital economy is built on trust.