APOD: Anonymous Physical Object Delivery
Elli Androulaki; Steven Michael Bellovin
- APOD: Anonymous Physical Object Delivery
Bellovin, Steven Michael
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- Privacy enhancing technologies: 9th international symposium, PETS 2009, Seattle, WA, USA, August 5-7, 2009: proceedings (New York: Spring, 2009), pp. 202-215.
- Delivery of products bought online can violate consumers' privacy, although not in a straightforward way. In particular, delivery companies that have contracted with a website know the company selling the product, as well as the name and address of the online customer. To make matters worse, if the same delivery company has contracted with many websites, aggregated information per address may be used to profile customers' transaction activities. In this paper, we present a fair delivery service system with guaranteed customer anonymity and merchant-customer unlinkability, with reasonable assumptions about the threat model.
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