Bitcoin Q&A: What are PayNyms?

Bitcoin Q&A: What are PayNyms?

By techie 0 Comment February 10, 2019

What are PayNyms / BIP-47 reusable payment codes and how do they work? A payment code for hierarchical deterministic wallets, which can be publicly advertised and associated with a real-life identity without creating the loss of security or privacy inherent to P2PKH address reuse. They are supported natively by Samourai Wallet. More about BIP-47:
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