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Secure multiparty Bitcoin anonymization

Abstract. We describe how secure multi-party sorting can serve as the basis for a Bitcoin anonymization protocol which improves over current centralized “mixing” designs. Bitcoin is a pseudonymous protocol: while Bitcoin addresses are in principle completely anonymous, all traffic into and out of a wallet is publicly visible. With some simple network analysis collections of […]

  • July 20, 2012