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authorChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2019-10-08 16:45:05 +0200
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Anastasis
=========
-**Anastasis** is a service that allows the user to securely deposit a **core
- secret** with an open set of escrow providers and recover it if the secret is
+Anastasis is a service that allows the user to securely deposit a
+**core secret** with an open set of escrow providers and recover it if the secret is
lost. The **core secret** itself is protected from the escrow providers by
encrypting it with a **master key**. The main objective of Anastasis is to
ensure that the user can reliably recover the **core secret**, while making
-this difficult for everyone else. Furthermore, it is assumed that the user
-is unable to reliably remember any secret with sufficiently high entropy, so
-we cannot simply encrypt using some other key material in posession of the
-user.
+this difficult for everyone else. Furthermore, it is assumed that the user is
+unable to reliably remember any secret with sufficiently high entropy, so we
+cannot simply encrypt using some other key material in posession of the user.
To uniquely identify users, an "unforgettable" **identifier** is used. This
identifier should be difficult to guess for anybody but the user. However, the