Tag: bip47

Jun 10 2022

Reviewing Privacy-Enhancing Proposals For Bitcoin

Reviewing Bitcoin’s history of proposed privacy improvements can help us learn from the past and keep up with new improvements as we go.A version of this article was originally published on sethforprivacy.com.Ragnar Lifthrasir...

May 26 2022

Improving Bitcoin Privacy With Silent Payments

By sharing a secret between a receiver and sender, then scanning the Bitcoin blockchain for the transaction, users gain more privacy thanks to a new proposal.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1214: "Silent payments." Sign up for the newsletter...

Apr 25 2022

Bitcoin Silent Payments And Secret Blinding Keys

Apr 25 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bip47 keys opinion payments privacy

One issue with Bitcoin’s privacy, the ability to receive funds without giving up valuable information, is addressed with “silent payments.”Bitcoin is one of the most pivotal breakthroughs in the entire digital age in terms of transferring value between one person and another. It does not require intermediaries. It is secured by a decentralized quorum of miners and validated by every participant on...

Mar 24 2022

Implementing Reusable Payment Codes In Bitcoin Wallets To Improve User Privacy

The Bitcoin Development Kit is planning to implement BIP47 which would allow users to receive via a static payment code and interact with more privacy.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1182: "BDK plans to add BIP47 support.” Sign up for the...

Feb 15 2022

As Ukrainian Resistance Groups Raise Bitcoin Funds, Improved Privacy Is Becoming Critical

Organizations meant to help Ukraine resist occupation by Russia are raising significant amounts of bitcoin donations. But they need to do so more privately.Amid rising tensions between Ukrainian and Russian military forces, Elliptic, a blockchain analysis company,...

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