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We have a security team who are constantly looking for the people trying to get around the system, and indeed, in many of perhaps the sort of hard cases we indeed might be looking at the sort of people who are carrying out malicious behaviour will use fake identities quite deliberately because they feel less accountable for doing so.

So we have systems precisely to try and pick that up because we don't want those people on our platform, we don't want those identities on our platform. Yes, there are some systems in place, and we actually find the strongest protection, again, is that community of users. We effectively have an 800 million strong Neighbourhood Watch community of people who will very happily report to us if they think someone is a fake identity or behaving strangely.

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