Friday, March 21, 2014

Random oblivious transfer -- you may be using it soon

In the age of the Internet, and mobile everything, we increasingly need to interact with complete strangers. We don't know them, we can't trust them, yet we'd like to enter into positive exchanges with them, to cooperate and to trade, while protecting ourselves. How can we do it?

Maybe with ROT, by which I of course mean Random Oblivious Transfer, the latest weird idea looming up in quantum cryptography. More at

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