[bitcoin-dev] BIP150/151 concerns and some comments

Tom Zander tomz at freedommail.ch
Tue Feb 14 18:01:03 UTC 2017

On Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:10:15 CET Jonas Schnelli via bitcoin-dev 
> - If you use one of the todays available SPV clients, you will reveal
> your complete wallet content („~all your addresses") to every network
> observer between you and the node you have connected to. This means, if
> you pay for a coffee (while being on the owners WIFI), the coffee owner
> and all the involved ISPs can correlate your wallet with your other
> internet behavior. Same is true for your cellphone provider if you use
> cellular.

What about allowing trusted users connecting on a different connection. Much 
like the RPC one.
Make that one encrypted. Different usecase, different connection.

Tom Zander
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