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Provisions: Privacy-Preserving Proofs of Solvency for Bitcoin Exchanges Paper Overview

Managing cryptographic keys can be difficult for users who hold digital assets, so exchanges are often used for an user experience similar to banking. Solvency is one factor in assessing an exchange’s credibility – users can determine whether the exchange’s assets can cover its liabilities. Provisions is a privacy-preserving proof of solvency which proves that the ...

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IPFS P2P File Sharing System Whitepaper Overview

The InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is a peer-to-peer network of a distributed file system (whitepaper here). The nodes in this network store a generated public-private key pair and are identified by the cryptographic hashes of their public keys. IPFS can be used on overlay networks to provide features such as integrity, reliability, and authenticity even if the ...

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