Re: secret sharing / voting

From: Henrick Hellström (
Date: 06/26/03

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 13:58:40 GMT

Henrick Hellström wrote:
> - restoring the long term secret is never done as part of the protocol,
> but can be done with t long term shares

A note would be appropriate: This means that n > m >= t parties might
recreate the shared long term key. This might be a problem, since a t/n
majority would be capable of transferring the capacity to make joint
decisions to another body. Many organizations have special rules about
qualified majority for making such decisions.