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An Efficient Fair Payment System

Jan Camenisch, Jean-Marc Piveteau, and Markus Stadler

3rd ACM Conference on Computer and Communicatons Security — CCS '96, ACM, pp. 88–94, Mar 1996.

Many proposed payment systems allow the payer to remain anonymous during a transaction. However, this unconditional privacy protection could be misused by criminals, e.g. for blackmailing or money laundering. With a fair payment system, anonymous payments are still possible, but the anonymity can be removed with the help of a trusted party which need not be involved in the transaction itself. In this paper, we present an efficient fair payment system and we discuss its security.

BibTeX Citation

    author       = {Jan Camenisch and Jean-Marc Piveteau and Markus Stadler},
    title        = {An Efficient Fair Payment System},
    booktitle    = {3rd ACM Conference on Computer and Communicatons Security --- CCS~'96},
    pages        = {88--94},
    year         = {1996},
    month        = {3},
    publisher    = {ACM},

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