BlueWallet Adds Privacy Feature 'PayJoin' for Bitcoin Transactions

Mobile and desktop Bitcoin and Lightning wallet BlueWallet has added support for BIP 78 with its PayJoin feature.

AccessTimeIconOct 7, 2020 at 8:50 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:06 a.m. UTC

Mobile and desktop Bitcoin and Lightning wallet BlueWallet has added support for PayJoin to boost user privacy.

  • Announced Wednesday, BlueWallet’s update allows two parties to mix coins in one transaction to decrease the likelihood of the exchange being traced.
  • PayJoin is a type of coin mixing technology based on Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 78.
  • The wallet’s privacy update comes on the heels of a new report from Europol calling both privacy wallets and cryptocurrencies a “top threat” due to criminal activity.

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