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3 Author(s)
Carbunar, B. ; Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA ; Yao Chen ; Sion, R.

We design and analyze the first practical anonymous payment mechanisms for network services. We start by reporting on our experience with the implementation of a routing micropayment solution for Tor. We then propose micropayment protocols of increasingly complex requirements for networked services, such as P2P or cloud-hosted services. The solutions are efficient, with bandwidth and latency overheads of under 4% and 0.9 ms, respectively, in the ORPay implementation, provide full anonymity (for both payers and payees), and support thousands of transactions per second.

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Information Forensics and Security, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 5 )