Richard W.M. Jones rich at
Sun Dec 19 09:57:27 GMT 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 09:36:50AM +0000, Ian Batten wrote:
> > 
> > [1] Here would I add a reference to a paper about using mathematical
> > transforms to perform computing on encrypted data without decrypting
> > it, but I'm afraid I can't find it right this minute ...
> Homomorphic encryption.  Fascinating, but not practical today, nor
> likely to become so any time soon.  And the definition of
> "computation" it uses is not hugely useful for the purposes this list
> is concerned with.

That's the one.  Wikipedia has a good description:

Any interesting papers on it I should read?


Richard Jones
Red Hat

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