An Electronic Bearer Check System

Chang-Jinn TSAO  Chien-Yuan CHEN  Cheng-Yuan KU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E85-B   No.1   pp.325-331
Publication Date: 2002/01/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Integrated Systems
Keyword: 
Internet,  electronic commerce,  electronic bearer check,  proxy signature,  partial blind signature,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, we propose a novel electronic bearer check system (EBC). This system allows the consumer to pay any amount of money below an upper-boundary on the Internet within an expiration period. During each transaction, the consumer does not need to contact the bank's server. Furthermore, this electronic bearer check can be transferred to any third party. The off-line characteristic of our system is very convenient for the consumer. Moreover, the double spending and double depositing problem will not occur in this system. More importantly, the framework of this system provides anonymity to protect customer privacy.