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October 13, 2012, 04:06:20 AM
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Can someone explain me the purpose of signing a message in bitcoin-qt and how to use this?

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October 13, 2012, 04:46:53 AM
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You can prove you own a bitcoin address by signing a message with it.

http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/3898/how-does-sign-message-work
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October 13, 2012, 05:59:38 AM
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You can prove you own a bitcoin address by signing a message with it.

http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/3898/how-does-sign-message-work

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October 13, 2012, 03:36:56 PM
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At the moment, the signing feature is perhaps most prominently used in the #bitcoin-otc wallet address verification procedure:
http://wiki.bitcoin-otc.com/wiki/Bitcoin_address_authentication

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