[Bitcoin-development] bloom filtering, privacy

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Fri Feb 20 17:53:12 UTC 2015


>
> This is talking about a committed bloom filter. Not a committed UTXO set.
>

I read the following comment to mean it requires the UTXO commitments.
Otherwise I'm not sure how you prove absence of withholding with just
current block structures+an extra filter included in the block:

but with the bloom commitment (and UTXO trie organised commitment) he
> can verify that the positive hits are correct via the merkle path, and
> that the false positives are not being wrongly withheld by obtaining
> merkle path proof that they are not in the trie
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