Questions tagged [address-reuse]
Collects questions about using the same address on more than one occasion to receive payments, and the resulting issues such as multiple inputs in the blockchain referencing utxos associated with one address.
Electrum Addresses for Customer Rewards Program
We are a tour company, I want to create a simple BTC rewards program for our travellers. Buy a tour from us and receive $20 BTC. Customer unlikely to have a wallet to begin with thus we need to hold ...
Does key derivation make (or help to make) Bitcoin "quantum safe"?
We have these two other questions that touch on the same subject of how safe is Bitcoin from quantum computing attacks, but I believe mine is specific enough to be a separate question: What effects ...
Meaning of BTC "wallet address" and any difference with transaction address?
This is a newbie question but I couldn't find the answer after reading Reddit's r/Bitcoin Sticky FAQ and also searching r/Bitcoin on "wallet address". I opened a Coinbase account a while ...
What are the downsides of address reuse in coinjoin?
What are the downsides of using an address multiple times in a coinjoin tx on the input side? Is address reuse associated with blockspace savings/wastage in any way? Peter Todd agrees with a tweet by ...
Taproot: Multisig Keypath - different bech32 addresses for same keys
I have a keypath (which is a 2-of-2 multisig) and a tweak attached to it, this tweak is responsible for the scriptpath. The scriptpath only has a backup public key (used rarely). Alice + Bob's public ...
What are the advantages/disadvantages to using the same Wallet Address?
I'm very curious about the reasons people keep their wallet addresses private. I don't understand, some people just post them publicly and nothing bad ever seems to happen. I am involved with a ...
Is it safe to use the same BTC address for an ongoing exchange DCA?
I'd like to ask a question about re-using an address for a DCA. I've searched the forum and found some similar answers but nothing exactly which describes my situation. I have an auto DCA set up from ...
Can a Bitcoin address send Bitcoin to itself?
I saw some transactions where an input address also appears as an output address. For example, this transaction has one input and three outputs. Input Address/Amount Output Address/Amount ...
Would reusing addresses result in a lower fee?
Let's say you withdraw 100 times from an exchange using a different address each time for a total sum of 1 BTC. Now you want to move this entire BTC to a new address. This would result in a ...
Static Wallet Address
How do I make my account static so the address stays the same. The bitcoin wallet address keeps changing and I need to figure out how to make it stay the same
Why do wallets have more than one key pair?
I was looking into wallets and the information that they contain. I found this post: What information does a wallet contain? I thought that wallets have only one key pair. Why is there more than one ...
How to accept Bitcoin payments using Bitpay and Electrum for a business
Our company uses a standard invoicing model where we bill our clients the service charge and require payment within X days. We'd like to be able to add a "Pay with Bitcoin" option on the ...
Why Would Someone Not Use a new Change Address
I have previously asked questions and read about the importance of always using a new address every-time you receive a transaction, even for change. Sometimes when I watch the block explorer I see ...
Address Reuse vs. Coin Selection
I have read at length that address reuse should be avoided, for instance the bitcoin wiki describes numerous reasons here. I have also read Murch's master thesis on coin selection. These two concepts ...
Ledger Nano S - Do you use the same key to send & receive Bitcoin?
I have a just bought a Ledger Nano S and have put my Bitcoin onto it using one of the keys it generated. It actually generated 19 of them so I used the first one. My question is, if I want to load ...