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B1txtr Merges Bitcoin & Email to Enhance Security

  • CoinDesk, Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:09 AM
A bitcoin user has introduced a new manner in which to use a bitcoin address to securely read email. It's called B1txr. The way it works is that the B1txr site receives and stores emails for users. When they login, they have to prove that they own the bitcoin address by signing a string of text provided by B1txr. This process aims to make the email secure against spammers and spoofers as it relies on asymmetric encryption, like Bitcoin and SSL.

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