Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2010/401

Privacy-friendly Incentives and their Application to Wikipedia (Extended Version)

Jan Camenisch and Thomas Groß and Peter Hladky and Christian Hoertnagl

Abstract: Double-blind peer review is a powerful method to achieve high quality and thus trustworthiness of user-contributed content. Facilitating such reviews requires incentives as well as privacy protection for the reviewers. In this paper, we present the concept of privacy-friendly incentives and discuss the properties required from it. We then propose a concrete cryptographic realization based on ideas from anonymous e-cash and credential systems. Finally, we report on our software's integration into the MediaWiki software.

Category / Keywords: applications / anonymous credentials, privacy, anonymity, electronic commerce

Publication Info: 2nd IFIP WG 11.6 Working Conference on Policies and Research in Identity Management (IDMAN), 2010

Date: received 16 Jul 2010, last revised 19 Jul 2010

Contact author: thomasgross at acm org

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