The financial industry has a system of accountability. If you don't pay your home loan, other banks will know. In order for peer-to-peer sharing to reach it's full potential it needs an equivalent, overarching system.
We correlate data across marketplaces, creating a holistic picture of a user's reputation. Legit measures real, transaction-based accountability without relying on social network data.
Overall behavior improves when everyone is held accountable. Real-time alerts keep you up to date so you can act before damage is caused. Plus, the good reputation that users build on other marketplaces empowers them on yours.