(4.3.17) CoinDesk: Confidential Assets’: Blockstream Reveals New Bitcoin Privacy Tech

By April 3, 2017 News

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has unveiled new technology for shielding data on a blockchain.

Expanding on an old technique used to hide transaction amounts, the company has developed a new scheme dubbed ‘confidential assets’ to conceal the types of assets in a transaction. Revealing just how the tech works, the startup has released a new paper today, co-authored by Blockstream developers Andrew Poelstra, Adam Back, Mark Friedenbach, Greg Maxwell and Pieter Wuille.

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