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Questions tagged [address-reuse]

Collects questions about using the same address on more than one occasion to receive payments, and the resulting issues such as multiple inputs in the blockchain referencing utxos associated with one address.

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How to edit the label of an existing address exactly like in bitcoin-qt but instead using RPC calls?

I am trying to edit the label of a bitcoin address in my wallet outside of bitcoin-qt. Currently I only know of 'setaccount' but it results in two addresses after editing one, it assigns a new address ...
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Managing the bitcoin address gap

We're in the process of setting up bitcoin payments to fund accounts in our system. Using the C# BitcoinLib (https://github.com/GeorgeKimionis/BitcoinLib) to interact with the Bitcoin Daemon. Our ...
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How to get BitPay to process each settlement using a new address?

Since receiving multiple payments using the same address isn't safe, is there a way to get BitPay to settle the balance using a new address each time? It wouldn't be feasible for the user to log in ...
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Privacy: How should I handle UTXO's?

We know that, for security and anonymity, we shouldn't reuse addresses. Also, there is the idea of change avoidance to protect ourselves from any number of change detection heuristics. But I find ...
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I received multiple transactions at one address, but may have screwed up wallet. Not sure what my options are.

Some years ago, as an experiment, I took part in a mining pool and received a number of Bitcoin payouts, all to the same address. Then I stopped mining. I didn't spend any of the balance I had accrued....