BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

75 - Out of Band Address Exchange using Payment Protocol Encryption

<pre> BIP: 75 Layer: Applications Title: Out of Band Address Exchange using Payment Protocol Encryption Author: Justin Newton <justin@netki.com> Matt David <mgd@mgddev.com> Aaron Voisine <voisine@gmail.com> James MacWhyte <macwhyte@gmail.com> Comments-Summary: Recommended for implementation (one person) Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0075 Status: Final Type: Standards Track Created: 2015-11-20 License: CC-BY-4.0 </pre> ==Abstract== This BIP is an extension to BIP 70 that provides two enhancements to the existing Payment Protocol. # It allows the requester (Sender) of a PaymentRequest to voluntarily sign the original request and provide a certificate to allow the payee to know the identity of who they are transacting with. # It encrypts the PaymentRequest that is returned, before handing it off to the SSL/TLS layer to prevent man in the middle viewing of the Payment Request details. The key words "M...