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Lecture Notes in Informatics

4th international conference on electronic voting 2010 P-167, 255-266 (2010).

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Why public registration boards are required in E-voting systemsbased on threshold blind signature protocols

Reto E. Koenig , Eric Dubuis and Rolf Haenni


In this paper, we demonstrate that e-voting protocols based on threshold blind signatures from multiple authorities allow a coalition of eligible voters to cast more than votes. This property presents a serious violation of the principles of democracy in the voting process. We analyze the applicability of this violation and provide a generic solution using a public registration board and modified threshold signature schemes.

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