Uber recently introduced a system in Australia and New Zealand that bans people from using the service if they are awarded low ratings by drivers.

After a number of incidents of bad behaviour by certain passengers the company has brought in measures that take away access to its service for six months if people fall below a certain level when scored by drivers.

This sort of system is likely to play a greater part in society as services such as Uber and Airbnb become more commonplace and people on one side of the transaction are reliant on the person on the other end for the arrangement to work satisfactorily. Being able to implement such solutions is very easy today with algorithms very much at the heart of these digital-based services.

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