Questions tagged [multi-signature]

Multi-signature addresses require m-of-n signatures to authorize spending funds sent to them.

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What cryptographic operations are performed on the 3 public keys to produce a multisig (2 of 3) address?

I'm just getting a handle on multisig, so sorry about that. I don't really get how, (what operations are performed) on the inputs (3 public keys, right?) to generate a multisig address. Or is it some ...
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Multisig with same keys

is it possible to make a multisig tx with the same keys ? For example, i got: Key A, Key B, Key C Now A should be able to spend the coins and also B with the help of C. (B and C alone should not be ...
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Limited, but not fixed multisignature transactions, is that possible?

Is it possible to have a multisignature transaction where N signatures are required and their inputs are limited in value, but not fixed? The use case would be for a pooled acquisition, where the ...
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signing colored assets to identify worthwhile assets

With colored coin and similar solutions, anyone can create an asset. Using counterparty as an example, this gets out of control very quickly with no way to determine "good" assets easily (http://www....
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What is the right way to create a MultiSig?

After following https://github.com/wobine/blackboard101/blob/master/wbn_multisigs_pt2_spend-funds.py for creating a MultiSig, I end up with a Multisig address. On Validate Address it shows as valid ...
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Is a bitcoin wallet address the same as your public key?

The service CoSign shows that to create a multisig wallet you need to provide a Senders Address and Senders Public Key. I thought that they were the same thing. What am I missing here?
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signrawtransaction - Which private key from BitAddress.org?

I am trying to do multisignature addresses and when it comes time to spend the funds, I am getting stuck. If I create a 2 of 3 multisignature address using 3 public keys that I generate locally, then ...
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multisig without tying up funds

Is it possible to enable a 2 of 3 transaction without the escrow component defined as "nobody can run off with the funds but the funds have to exist" In a scenario where A wants to pay C and requires ...
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How prevalent are multisigs?

There seemed to be great demand for multi-siganture transactions to be provided, but they don't seem to be so popular now that they are available. What percentage of transactions are multisig since ...
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Are multi-sig M-of-N transactions with N > 3 supported?

BIP 11 makes M-of-N multi-sig transactions standard --- for N <= 3. What is the current support among miners for the multi-sig transactions with N > 3? (say 3-of-6). Also, BIP 11 states: The ...
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Is it possible to do a digital charge on delivery (COD)?

I'm exploring having a bitcoin (or any blockchain) backed a distributed secure messaging system. This is a peer to peer network that would pay for transport. In essence, it's the wild west, your key ...
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How can I avoid transaction malleability consequences?

Please note that this question is NOT a duplicate of other questions regarding transaction-malleability. My question is regarding a following scenario, that could happen on an exchange that uses on-...
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Help understand multi-signature transactions

I'm not a technical guy by any means, and I'm having alot of difficulty understanding Multi-signature Transactions. Would an expert have time to try to "dumb down" the basics for me using some sort ...
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multisig tx 1 out of 2

Here is an example of multisig tx https://blockchain.info/tx/09dd94f2c85262173da87a745a459007bb1eed6eeb6bfa238a0cd91a16cf7790?show_adv=true the 3rd one output is 1 of 2 keys. So the question is ...
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What JSON RPC commands are suitable for a multi-tenant wallet service?

I'm looking at the JSON-RPC commands available in the QT client so I can create a multi-tenant wallet service on top of it. In other words, people would sign up for my site and have the ability to ...
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Do multi-signature transactions make a 'bitcoin kickstarter' possible? And what state are the bitcoins in, in the meantime?

This isn't a question about kickstarter really, just a way for me to phrase my question about the crypto in terms that I can understand. My understanding, based on this article.. Stop Saying Bitcoin ...
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Escrow multisig output tx

Can someone please explain the third (Escrow) output transaction listed here: https://blockchain.info/tx/09dd94f2c85262173da87a745a459007bb1eed6eeb6bfa238a0cd91a16cf7790?show_adv=true What the ...
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Transaction id from a multisig address

Suppose Alice sent some coins to a multisig address. Even if that address is assigned to my wallet I will not see the transaction as it doesn't really belong to me. That's fine, Bitcoin-Qt has no way ...
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Is it possible to get the network to accept a partially signed multisig transaction?

I tried to send a half signed multisig transaction to the testnet but it got rejected. I think this is by design but has anyone some hard facts on this? EDIT: I think https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/...
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Multi-Signature Transaction - Verify First Signature is Valid?

Using Gavin Anderson's TwoOfThree.sh Gist located here: https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/3966071 Is it possible to verify the first "partial" signrawtransaction is valid from the known public ...
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Completely confused with mutisig address and scripts

I used the guide, how to make escrow from bitcoin console. Here are my transactions in testnet: tx1 tx2 I am confused about ScriptPublicKey in tx1: OP_HASH160 ...
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How can I use multisig / split keys using My Wallet?

I was sure that My Wallet supported multisig, but I can't seem to find it now. How can three users of My Wallet create an address that is only spendable if at least two of them cooperate? Or is this ...
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Bitcoin API - createmultisig - what is redeemScript?

The Bitcoin API call of createmultisig returns two parameters - address and redeemScript. What is the latter used for?
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How can one use multi signature transactions/addresses to improve the security of their services?

Multi signature transactions and addresses are heralded to be a good way to improve security of various Bitcoin services. However, how should one go about using them in order to achieve that goal? For ...
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Decoded transaction hex without enough signatures?

Can someone show me the output of decoderawtransaction when the transaction requires multiple signatures, but it hasn't been signed by enough people, and the transaction was created using ...
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How do I implement a blind multisig protocol?

I'd like to implement a 2-of-3 multisig protocol such that: Three parties generate private keys The private keys are never physically combined on one system - each private key never leaves its system ...
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Is a multisignature transaction propagated through the Network before it accumulates enough signatures?

An N-of-M multisignature Transaction requires to be signed by N addresses to be a valid transaction. I would like to know whether the Bitcoin Protocol would transmit a Transaction with less than N ...
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What clients support escrow transactions apart from Blockchain's MyWallet?

By escrow transactions I mean basic 2 of 3 multi-signature transaction like here https://blockchain.info/wallet/escrow Are there any other bitocoin clients where I can do this?
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Would it be possible to make Trophys / Achievements from bitcoin experience

One Trophy could be: "First output signed" And many more milestones on the road to the more advanced usages of the network: "First multisign/multispend", "First completed ANYONECANPAY transaction" ...
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Do some Bitcoin wallets fail to support sending to multi-signature addresses?

The Satoshi client has support for multi-signature transactions through the JSON-RPC API since version 0.6.1rc2. My understanding is that a multi-signature transaction creates an address which is ...
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How does one make multisignature transactions with the bitcoin client?

With the release of bitcoin version 0.6.1rc2, it is now possible to do M-of-N required signature transactions in the main network. But how does one actually perform such a transaction? I've been ...
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Which address gets the money from the multisig transactions? (and multisig in general)

I am playing with the blockchain and I saw this transaction there https://blockchain.info/tx/60a20bd93aa49ab4b28d514ec10b06e1829ce6818ec06cd3aabd013ebcdc4bb1 the output from decoderawtransaction by ...
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How many different formats can a public address take?

I'm creating an offline index to report off of the block chain. I plan on indexing each transaction based on the address displayed in the TX. Are all addresses Base58? I believe I also read about ...
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How do I use multisig transactions? [duplicate]

I want to create an joint "address", made of 3 individual ordinary addresses, such that any combination of 2 addresses can move the bitcoins stored at the joint address. What is the way to do this ...
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How can I cancel and replace a Transaction that never gets confirmed?

According this this WikiPage, a MultiSigTransaction that doesn't include a fee may never get included in a block. Since I've read that replacing Transactions (by version number or any other feature) ...
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What are the preferred UI images for Bitcoin Address & private key and multi-signature key?

How should I visually distinguish between the different types of keys available for the end user? So far the common keys I've come across are Private key (not to be shared) Bitcoin address (to be ...
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Who are the key developers, and where can I follow their progress and decision making?

I want to follow the most up to date developments of Bitcoin, (such as M of N transaction confirmation). Who are the primary developers of Bitcoin and what is the most efficient way to track the ...

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