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PANORAMIX sponsors ROUNDTABLE ON E-VOTING FOR PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING

ROUNDTABLE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING 12 June 2018 | 13:00-16:30 | Appleton Tower (Room 8.02), University of Edinburgh Purpose of the roundtable This roundtable/workshop aims to bring together colleagues who have an interest in democratic participation, such as participatory budgeting and other forms of citizen engagement, with colleagues who are working on technical

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PANORAMIX at SIGIR ’18

The PANORAMIX paper “SynTF: Synthetic and Differentially Private Term Frequency Vectors for Privacy-Preserving Text Mining”, which is joint work between Benjamin Weggenmann and Florian Kerschbaum, has been accepted at the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR’18). Benjamin will present the paper at the conference which will take place

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Panoramix at PKC 2018

Panoramix presents “Bootstrapping the Blockchain, with Applications to Consensus and Fast PKI Setup” at the International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public Key Cryptography. Juan A. Garay, Aggelos Kiayias, Nikos Leonardos, Giorgos Panagiotakos Bitcoin’s security is based on the assumptions that the adversarial hashing power is less than 1/2 and that all parties pre-agree

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Panoramix Panel at CPDP 2018

PANORAMIX recently attended CPDP  in Brussels for the second time.  This time round instead of presenting the work of PANORAMIX in the form of a demo (CPDP2017 demo) we hosted a panel on “Anonymous Communications Infrastructures for the Protection of Metadata”. Participants: Chair Aggelos Kiayias, University of Edinburgh (UK) Moderator Claudia Diaz, KU Leuven (BE) Speakers Eleni

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Katzenpost Hackathon December 2017

In December 2017, a joint coding meeting was held in Athens attended by PANORAMIX partners CCT, Greenhost and GRNET to work on the mix network infrastructure for e-mail. The objective of the meeting was to increase the productivity of the programming and co-ordination between partners in WP7, and GRNET attended the  meeting to focus on the integration of

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Panoramix at WPES (30 Oct 2017) and ACM CCS (30 Oct – 3 Nov 2017)

Four PANORAMIX papers were accepted at this year’s ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS). Two papers were presented at the pre-conference workshop WPES: 16th Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2017). “Mix-ORAM: Using delegate shuffles” Raphael R. Toledo, George Danezis, Isao Echizen Abstract: Oblivious RAM (ORAM) is a key technology for

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Panoramix at Congreso de Privacidad (CDP) in Madrid 17-19 October

Panoramix presents “Mix-nets are back” at the European Privacy and Data Protection Summit co-organised by H2020 TYPES project, one of the other EU projects on privacy innovation. “Mix-nets are back: configurable anonymity for messaging and voting” A mix-net is a network of servers that receives encrypted messages from senders, and delivers them to recipients with guaranteed

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MCMix anonymous messaging system to be presented in USENIX Security conference

Nikos Alexopoulos (TU Damstadt) and Thomas Zacharias  will present their joint work with PANORAMIX coordinator Aggelos Kiayias and Riivo Talviste (Cyberentica AS) titled “MCMix: Anonymous Messaging via Secure Multiparty Computation”  at the USENIX Security conference that will be held on 16-18 August 2017, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract: We present ‘MCMix’, an anonymous messaging system that completely hides communication metadata and

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