Decentralized Anonymous Credentials
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Date: 22 Feb 2014
Document Type: Briefing Papers
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014
We propose a novel anonymous credential scheme that eliminates the need for trusted credential issuers. Our approach builds on recent results in distributed anonymous e-cash and uses techniques — such as the calculation of a distributed transaction ledger — that are currently in widespread deployment in the Bitcoin payment system.