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First silent Bitcoin payment demonstrates its potential in a testnet

First silent Bitcoin payment demonstrates its potential in a testnet

A few hours ago, the first silent (verifiable) payment took place on Signet, one of the Bitcoin test networks. Although it did not happen on the main network with real bitcoins, the fact allowed to verify the effectiveness of this invention that is still in development. An engineer under the pseudonym Rijndael on Twitter, who …

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Silent payments in Bitcoin: so no one hears where your money is going

Silent payments in Bitcoin: so no one hears where your money is going

The phrase “silent payments” seems to fit perfectly in the context of Bitcoin, since people often associate this currency and its network with anonymity or privacy. In this case, silent payments is the name of a new scheme to transact with BTC that promises improvements in privacy. Silent payments could be compared to sending messages …

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