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A public randomness service



Michael J. Fischer, Michaela Iorga, Rene Peralta


We argue for the deployment of sources of randomness on the Internet for promoting and enhancing electronic commerce. We describe, in rough detail, our planned implementation of such a source.
Conference Dates
July 18-21, 2011
Conference Location
Seville, ES
Conference Title
International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2011)


Rabin's beacon, secure multi-party computation, interactive proofs.


Fischer, M. , Iorga, M. and Peralta, R. (2011), A public randomness service, International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2011), Seville, ES, [online],, (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created July 20, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021