Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP proposal: Authenticated prefix trees

2014-01-05 Thread Thomas Voegtlin
Hello and happy new year to this mailing list! Thank you Mark for the incredible work you've been doing on this. I am following this very closely, because it is of primary importance for Electrum. I have written a Python-levelDB implementation of this UTXO hashtree, which is currently being

[Bitcoin-development] Privacy and blockchain data

2014-01-05 Thread Peter Todd
* Summary CoinJoin, CoinSwap and similar technologies improve your privacy by making sure information about what coins you own doesn't make it into the blockchain, but syncing your wallet is a privacy risk in itself and can easily leak that same info. Here's an overview of that risk, how to