[Members] cryptographic votes

Jesus Cea jcea at argo.es
Wed Nov 30 09:50:55 CST 2005

Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> Jesus Cea schrieb:
>> 4. Now the voter connects to XMPP network using an anonymous ad-hoc
>> use&dump account, not traceable to his/her real JID. The voter simply
>> paste the "I vote Yes, random nonce=ewfjid3h"+blind signature to the bot.
> Well when making the voting anonymous, you should not use this step. As
> the server admin of the server where you authenticate "anonymously" can
> see the IP you are using, it still would not be anonymous.

The right thing to do would be to use a mail mixer network, onion
routing, Tor or something like that, as you proposed. I agree. Just
trying to keep the explanation simple enough for people that don't know
what a mixnet is :-).

Nice to see a crypto/anonymity guy here :).

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