On blind signatures and perfect crimes

  title={On blind signatures and perfect crimes},
  author={S. H. Solms and D. Naccache},
  journal={Comput. Secur.},
  • S. H. Solms, D. Naccache
  • Published 1992
  • Computer Science
  • Comput. Secur.
  • David Chaum has introduced the idea of blind signatures, 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 authorities from connecting specific data or actions to specific users… CONTINUE READING
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