How Identity and Privacy Apply to Bitcoin
Dr. Wright will discuss what confidentiality means in the realm of bitcoin and the blockchain. He’ll explain how information is kept separate and confidential when transacting on the blockchain and how the data remains confidential – even though all the transactions are public on the blockchain.
What does Privacy mean in terms of the blockchain and bitcoin? How can privacy be achieved when people exchange information on bitcoin? In this session, you will gain an understanding of how real-world examples demonstrate privacy across transactions and data transfer.
Why anonymity differs from Privacy and Confidentially. Why does it matter? Dr Wright will discuss how the Ring of Gyges shows that invisibility and anonymity- is the only barrier between a just and an unjust person?
How party to party works in terms of transacting on the blockchain. How can you gain knowledge of the other party so that transactions can be carried out correctly?
Keeping your identity private on the blockchain is possible – even though transactions are completely transparent. What is needed to prove your identity to transact?
Without a centralised authority, how is identity demonstrated on the blockchain without identity proofs such as age and driver’s licences?