This week we talked to @waxwing about Bitcoin privacy and SNICKER, a non-interactive two-party variant of coinjoin. We also discussed:
- Payjoin / p2ep
- Wasabi & Samourai Wallet
- Confidential Transactions
- Zcash & Monero
Be sure to check it out!
Transcript of Gleb Naumenko on Erlay and Bitcoin P2P at London Bitcoin Devs https://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/london-bitcoin-devs/2019-11-13-gleb-naumenko-p2p-erlay/
Bitcoin Magazine article on transcripts https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-want-to-learn-about-bitcoin-try-contributing-a-transcript
Somehow brilliant and awful at the same time.
From a new paper by Koblitz on failures of security proofs :
A particularly bothersome feature of side-channel attacks is that a countermeasure taken to reduce risk from one type of side-channel leakage might increase vulnerability to other types of attacks. A common recommendation to avoid timing and power-consumption attacks is to introduce ...
@FreePietje Well I find you ridiculing the lack of my capabilities deeply offensive. Who do I speak to on Mastodon to ensure that people don't comment on my capabilities (or lack of) again? The NYT wouldn't publish the drivel that I am typing so why should FB, YT or Mastodon?
I thought this was great .. and I enjoyed consuming it :)
Bitcoin Core "Good First Issues" https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-want-to-learn-how-to-contribute-to-bitcoin-try-a-good-first-issue
A test for the Bitcoin Core rpcwhitelist system.
Hopefully it can be merged now :)
I've drafted an article for Bitcoin Magazine on Good First Issues for Bitcoin Core. If anyone has any feedback or suggested edits please let me know cc @jon @harding @orionwl https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HYSS6gkQiAdHSPocFYzEAnwyiate92tuamIsPBx362s/edit?usp=sharing
Asked a Bitcoin StackExchage question on property based testing in Bitcoin Core https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/91780/property-based-tests-have-been-added-to-bitcoin-core-what-are-they-and-could-th
If you don't have the time to check out the Stephan Livera podcast w/ @jon on contributing to Bitcoin Core give the transcript a read. Was a great interview https://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/stephan-livera-podcast/2019-11-13-jon-atack/
Review of Joinmarket @waxwing https://twitter.com/zndtoshi/status/1191799199119134720?s=20
Published a disclosure for the details of CVE-2017–18350, fixed in #Bitcoin Core and Knots v0.15.1
Posted a question on Miniscript/Bitcoin policy language on Bitcoin StackExchange cc @Sosthene https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/91565/what-does-bitcoin-policy-language-offer-the-developer-that-miniscript-doesnt-w
Loving the Wednesdays, the day of the @[email protected] newsletters and @[email protected] meetups 🙏 https://twitter.com/LDNBitcoinDevs/status/1191671412718739456?s=19
Interesting thoughts here .. the scriptless script construct gives a lot of flexibility in how LN channels can work - like Jonas I remember being very struck by Conner's talk on this last year:
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