Fw: Bitcoin private key from GnuPG secp256k1 secret key?

Stefan Claas stefan.claas at posteo.de
Thu Aug 3 10:01:10 CEST 2017

Beginn der weitergeleiteten Nachricht:

Datum: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 09:57:47 +0200
Von: Stefan Claas <stefan.claas at posteo.de>
An: NIIBE Yutaka <gniibe at fsij.org>
Betreff: Re: Bitcoin private key from GnuPG secp256k1 secret key?

On Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:24:05 +0900, NIIBE Yutaka wrote:
> Stefan Claas <stefan.claas at posteo.de> wrote:  
> > I could imagine that no one will do this, because if you have no
> > private key for "your" public address (according to your reply),
> > you have no control of that address, like spending/ sending
> > BTC from this address.    
> Sorry about my vague description.
> As a subkey of 0x00B45EBD4CA7BABE, I have a key of secp256k1.  And the
> private key is controlled by me, on a Gnuk Token.  But I have no
> "wallet", yet.  This is the situation.  

Ah, o.k., i appologize.
> My idea was that we can use WoT of OpenPGP to check Bitcoin address.
> It seems that people don't buy this idea.  

I think this is a good idea, for people who have publicity posted their
Bitcoin address on their web page or for example on keybase etc.

Best regards


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