The dining cryptographers problem: Unconditional sender and recipient untraceability
- David Chaum
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Keeping confidential who sends which messages, in a world where any physical transmission can be traced to its origin, seems impossible. The solution presented here is unconditionally or cryptographically secure, depending on whether it is based on one-time-use keys or on public keys, respectively. It can be adapted to address efficiently a wide variety of practical considerations.
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- The dining cryptographers problem: Unconditional sender and recipient untraceability
Journal of Cryptology
Volume 1, Issue 1 , pp 65-75
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- 1. Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science, Kruislan 413, 1098, Amsterdam, SJ, The Netherlands