People distrust random SNAPs from unknown sources.
People can try to rely on ‘verified developer’ or ‘green checkmark’ to think the snap is somewhat credible.
There should be a way to restrict searches/installs to ‘verified developer’.
In my case, I’d prefer to have a global snap setting that restricts searches/installs to ‘verified developer’ This should prevent me from accidentally installing a SNAP as sometimes happens if using the SNAP store or command line.
Example: snap.force_verified_developer = TRUE
This would restrict search/installs to cases where the developer is verified (green checkmark)
You could possibly override this per search/install with a command line argument
snap search --ignore_verified ‘my search term’
snap install --ignore_verified ‘my application’
This can be fleshed out more, but hopefully the general idea is understood.