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Re: Privacy enhancing/protecting credentials

From: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:23:03 -0400
Message-ID: <CAMX+RnCU1x14A+i1facpEJNs8HL12Vh=pcDaGQMsNNPKkf5B8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
+1

Eric
On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:31 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 06/05/2015 04:27 AM, Anders Rundgren wrote:
> > https://abc4trust.eu/
>
> Thanks to Anders, Tim, and Eric for pushing on this particular item.
> It's led to a pretty exciting discovery called the Camenisch-Lysyanskaya
> (CL) signature scheme, which stems from a paper that's almost 13 years
> old now:
>
> An Efficient System for Non-transferable Anonymous Credentials with
> Optional Anonymity Revocation
>
> http://groups.csail.mit.edu/cis/pubs/lysyanskaya/cl01a.pdf
>
> This could solve a number of the privacy concerns that we have around
> credentials. IBM based their BlueMix credentialing solution off of it.
>
> We need to dig a bit deeper to see if it's patent encumbered and speak
> with the paper's authors to see if it's practical to apply it to our
> work on credentials.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
>
>
>
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