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Re: Privacy enhancing/protecting credentials

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:33:14 +1000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok13UdUTMLcXMpCHYgTWDGMdkrzOZFXhi-9ed5ufw_68MQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
teamwork :)

On 9 June 2015 at 23:23, Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com> wrote:

> +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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