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Lecture Notes in Informatics

INFORMATIK 2012 P-208, 28-38 (2012).

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Marker addresses: adding identification information to bitcoin transactions to leverage existing trust relationships

Jan Vornberger


This paper proposes a technique for creating Bitcoin transactions enriched with special “marker addresses”1 to make it possible to easily identify the originating party and allow for special treatment by the recipient. In particular this technique can be used to implement secure zero-confirmation transactions between trusted parties without requiring an additional communication channel besides the Bitcoin network.

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