Bitcoin Devs Release Long-Awaited Schnorr Paper for Scalability Gains
Bitcoin devs have released the first paper on the Schnorr multi-signature protocol, which, if implemented, would increase bitcoin block sizes.
Over 50% of Bitcoin's hashrate now supports the "uncontroversial" upgrade.
Made possible by Taproot, MuSig2 is designed to make multi-signature Bitcoin transactions less complex without sacrificing privacy.
The meeting ended with rough consensus in favor of BIP8 (false), as well as with approval of two possible methods to put this BIP into motion.
America's tax collector is laying the groundwork for a possible assault on privacy-enhancing cryptocurrency technologies.
Blockstream researcher Andrew Poelstra's efforts to create a more private bitcoin aren't about extremes, but about protecting the everyman.