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Re: Proving I'm not Bob.

On Tue, 21 Nov 1995 [email protected] wrote:

> I had an idea for an advertising based net-payment scheme that has 
> a particular security flaw making it totally untrustworthy unless it is
> possible to prove that you are not a particular person (the publisher 
> receiving the ad money) when consuming (viewing or otherwise) the ads.

Obvious approach probably makes the rest of the protocol useless but...
If you force everything to be signed using keys corresponding to 
certificates issued by a trusted agency, that CA can be used to guarantee 
the inequality.