Corpus ID: 216555094

Can a Blockchain Keep a Secret?

  title={Can a Blockchain Keep a Secret?},
  author={F. Benhamouda and C. Gentry and S. Gorbunov and S. Halevi and H. Krawczyk and Chengyu Lin and T. Rabin and Leonid Reyzin},
  journal={IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.},
  • F. Benhamouda, C. Gentry, +5 authors Leonid Reyzin
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.
  • Blockchains are gaining traction and acceptance, not just for cryptocurrencies but increasingly as a general-purpose architecture for distributed computing. In this work we seek solutions that allow a blockchain to act as a trusted long-term repository of secret information: Our goal is to deposit a secret with the blockchain and specify how to use it (e.g., the conditions under which it is released), and have the blockchain keep this information secret and use it only in the requested manner… CONTINUE READING
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