[Bitcoin-development] Determine input addresses of a transaction

Simon Barber simon at superduper.net
Mon Oct 24 18:52:17 UTC 2011

PKI would avoid the need for the trust aggregator to be consulted for 
each transaction. Obviously checking for revocation would be essential. 
The CA cert can state what kind of guarantee is available.


On 10/24/2011 09:25 AM, Mike Hearn wrote:
>     You know, just thinking out loud...
>     Green addresses could be implemented as a second signature in the
>     scriptSig.
> I think this would solve one of the other issues I raised about the
> green address idea .... you can have some kind of trust aggregator sign
> the transactions. Merchants like MtGox that send would create a
> transaction, export it, upload it to the trusted authority which can
> just check IP address or something to verify it's really coming from
> MtGox, then sign it and broadcast it.
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