[Bitcoin-development] Draft BIP for seamless website authentication using Bitcoin address
ricardojdfilipe at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 21:55:04 UTC 2014
2014-04-07 21:08 GMT+01:00 Troy Benjegerdes <hozer at hozed.org>:
> I have to play dissenter here again..
> Using a bitcoin address as a persistent identity key is the first real-world
> use of Bitcoin that I can imagine will make it a 'killer app' that everyone
> and their grandma will want to use.
I am of the same opinion, although i understand Gavin's point. Would
the multisig seed work for this purpose?
I have been toying with this idea and I think that for this BIP to
make sense it would require a "root" key as your login. Then if you
need to make transfers the system would request you to create and
associate a new key to your account for each purchase (signing the new
key with the root one for example).
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