NetPay Micro-Payment Protocols for Three Networks

  • Xiaoling DaiEmail author
  • John Grundy
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)


With the growth of information content accessible by web, peer-to-peer and mobile devices, new approaches to large volume, small value payment are needed. We describe the NetPay micro-payment protocol that we have extended from its original pay-per-click for web content to peer-to-peer networks and mobile device networks. We outline the key motivation for NetPay, the basic micro-payment protocol using e-coins and e-wallets, and our three variants of the protocol for different domains. We conclude with a discussion of our prototype implementations and evaluations of the NetPay protocol to date.


Hash Function Mobile User Application Server Real Money Hash Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of the South PacificSuvaFiji Islands
  2. 2.The University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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