On blind signatures and perfect crimes

  title={On blind signatures and perfect crimes},
  author={Sebastiaan H. von Solms and David Naccache},
  journal={Computers & Security},
David Chaum has introduced the idea of blind signamres, an extension of the concept of digital signatures, as a way to protect the identity and privacy of a user in electronic payment and service networks. Blind signatures also prevent so-called 'dossier creation " about users by organizations. While the concept of blind signatures still allows authorities to distinguish between valid and false data, it prevents these authoriries from connecting specific data or actions to specific users. With… CONTINUE READING

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Solms is Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg

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