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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2013.041206
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 4 Issue 12, 2013.
Abstract: The Dining Cryptographer network (or DC-net) is a privacy preserving communication protocol devised by David Chaum for anonymous message publication. A very attractive feature of DC-nets is the strength of its security, which is inherent in the protocol and is not dependent on other schemes, like encryption. Unfortunately the DC-net protocol has a level of complexity that causes it to suffer from exceptional communication overhead and implementation difficulty that precludes its use in many real-world use-cases. We have designed and created a DC-net implementation that uses a pure client-server model, which successfully avoids much of the complexity inherent in the DC-net protocol. We describe the theory of DC-nets and our pure client-server implementation, as well as the compromises that were made to reduce the protocol’s level of complexity. Discussion centers around the details of our implementation of DC-net.
Dragan Lazic and Charlie Obimbo, “Anonymous Broadcast Messages” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 4(12), 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2013.041206