Bitcoin Bloom filters are like mazes with many entries and two ways out, lets call them "no way" and "my way". One decides that a transaction has not to be sent to us the other one to be sent. The maze it's built in a way that all our wanted transactions are going to get out of the "my way" and some unwanted too. For the sake of correctness, note that the maze can not be run backwards and every element will repeat its own way every time its thrown through the "maze"".
The anonymity that this technique claims to achieve it's coming from the "unwanted" elements that come out of "my way". This will supposedly confuse anyone that is trying to follow our wanted elements.
Whether with this technique we really achieve anonymity might be arguable or not but I do not have a problem with that part.
With bloom filters, before anything is sent to us by a node, the node has to "build the maze" run every transaction, o…
There is this little private one day party/festival in a little district in a little town. About 60 people gather for lunch, some dancing and few games.
Before lunch there also is a catholic religious service.
Arguing with religious freedoms it is lately become something difficult. Many people does not care and do not want to be involved in the argument. However, I believe that everything has to be questionable because passivity is also an action.
Is it justifiable to vote the continuity of the religious service if the organizers want? Or just plain take it off the calendar? Or it shouldn't be touched?
The service proponents claim that elders attend the service and they really want to have it. They are elders so are we going to take that off from them?
On the other hand, what does a religious service contribute to the festival? We can argue that the lunch, the music, dancing and games,
contribute directly to the means of the party/festival which is to enjoy …