Volume 22, Issue 3 (2011), pp. 395–409
Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is a relatively new, emerging and constantly changing area of business management and information technology. One of the technological innovations in banking, finance and e-commerce is the electronic cash (e-cash) transfer system. E-cash transfer systems refers to the technological breakthrough that enables us to perform financial transactions electronically. In this paper we propose a secure e-cash transfer system based on the elliptic curve cryptography. In order to protect the honest participants of the e-cash system we use an elliptic curve blind signature scheme and also we need a trusted third party to trace the criminals.
Volume 12, Issue 2 (2001), pp. 285–296
Amidst the debate on the relative merits of push versus pull technologies, the role of information dynamics over the Internet in shaping truly compelling use of the medium for electronic commerce is being recognized. Focused Broadcasting, a business model of matching classified and want ads using the World Wide Web, is positioned as an example of a balanced approach whose success may be predictable based on market research and analysis. This article reports on a study conducted in New Zealand of Internet user attitudes toward this type of service.