Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptography

CRYPTO 1988: Advances in Cryptology — CRYPTO’ 88 pp 319-327

Untraceable Electronic Cash

(Extended Abstract)
  • David Chaum
  • Amos Fiat
  • Moni Naor
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/0-387-34799-2_25

Volume 403 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
Cite this paper as:
Chaum D., Fiat A., Naor M. (1990) Untraceable Electronic Cash. In: Goldwasser S. (eds) Advances in Cryptology — CRYPTO’ 88. CRYPTO 1988. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 403. Springer, New York, NY


The use of credit cards today is an act of faith on the p a t of all concerned. Each party is vulnerable to fraud by the others, and the cardholder in particular has no protection against surveillance.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Chaum
    • 1
  • Amos Fiat
    • 2
  • Moni Naor
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Mathematics and Computer ScienceAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Tel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael
  3. 3.IBM Almaden Research CenterSan Jose