One of the key advantages of transacting on the Liquid Network is its confidentiality. Anyone looking at one of your transactions on a Liquid block explorer is normally unable to identify what assets were sent or how many.
However, sometimes you need to share the details of a transaction with someone. For instance, in the rare case that you encounter a dispute on a P2P Bitcoin lending platform like Lend at Hodl Hodl, you may need to verifiably prove a Tether (USDt) repayment has been sent (or not received!).
Unblind to Blockstream Explorer
This will take you to a special URL that includes the unblinding data required for a third party to verify a transaction’s details. Blockstream Explorer automatically uses this data to reveal the relevant inputs and outputs.
Unblinded Securely In-Browser
All processing of the unblinding data is securely handled client-side on your browser, so you can be sure it’s never shared with Blockstream. Of course, you should always handle any unblinding links with care and only share them when necessary through secure channels.
Today’s update to Blockstream Green also came with a variety of new features and bug fixes, including:
- Securely encrypted user data, including transaction notes and account labels
- A new option to customize the 2FA expiry period on Bitcoin wallets
- New over-the-air Blockstream Jade in-app firmware upgrade (0.1.23) with a number of bug fixes
The update is available for iOS, Android (Google Play), and desktop now, with the FDroid update coming soon!