Silent payments are a type of payment that can be made to a unique onchain address for every payment even though the receiver provided the spender with a reusable (offchain) address. This helps improve privacy.
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- 2022 year-in-review: silent payments
- BIPs #1349 adds BIP351 for a payment protocol inspired by silent payments
- Updated silent payments PR
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- Silent payments proposed