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Creating my own script for proof of reserves

I recently came across the topic where exchanges have to constantly give a proof of solvency to prove that they hold enough bitcoin for it's clients. I was however intrigued by the way an exchange ...
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Using the Proof of Reserves utility developed by blockstream

I was looking into the various methods that can be used to generate the proof of reserves and came across the open source version created by blockstream to generate the proof of reserves( https://...
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What is a simple way to sign a message to verify that you possess the private key for a specific public address?

I need to explain to somebody step by step how to go through the process of signing a message to verify they own the private keys associated with an address containing funds. This is to ensure ...
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Proving to a title agency a bitcoin transaction occurred?

What is the best way to prove to a title agency that a particular bitcoin transaction has occurred and that the addresses do indeed belong to the parties exchanging the title?
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Is there a generally agreed on protocol for creating proof of solvency?

After the MtGox incident, a lot of Bitcoin exchanges started pursuing audits and creating a proof of solvency / liability to prove to their users they remain solvent. While proving that one owns the ...
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Provable Solvency Implementations

Is there a list of provable solvency implementations? It appears to be that each company is taking their own unique swing at the problem. This strikes me as an area that could benefit from ...
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Proof of solvancy [duplicate]

Andreas has been talking a lot lately about proof of solvency as it pertains to any company that takes custodial custody of bitcoin funds. As someone who's planning to launch a project that does just ...
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How can a bitcoin exchange prove its solvency while maintaining privacy?

What methods can an exchange website use to prove that it actually has all its users' bitcoins? These are the requirements: User privacy is a must. No one should be able to tell how many bitcoins an ...
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Is it possible to verify or audit an exchange to determine how much bitcoin they have on deposit?

Is it possible to verify or audit an exchange (for eg. mnt gox) to determine how much bitcoin they have on deposit? For example, they could publish one or more bitcoin wallet addresses and by ...