[cryptography] Bitcoin observation

Taral taralx at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 21:07:10 EDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 3:53 AM, Adam Back <adam at cypherspace.org> wrote:
> I dont think you can prove you have destroyed a bitcoin, neither your own
> bitcoin, nor someone else's.  To destroy it you would have to prove you
> deleted the coin private key, and you could always have an offline backup.

Actually, it's pretty easy to create a transaction whose outputs are
obviously unsatisfiable.

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