Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Goes Open-Source

Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Goes Open-Source

Samourai Wallet developers don’t believe you should trust their wallet platform. 

“Users should look at our reputation thus far and make a judgement as to if we are honest and trustworthy, but at the end of the day code doesn’t lie, we have produced the code, anyone can go take a look, can comment, can suggest, can criticize, can fork,” a developer, who goes by ‘SW’, told CCN.

Bitcoiners should only trust one person when it comes to storing their bitcoin –  themselves.

Samourai formally started development in February 2015 with the goal of filling a major void in the Bitcoin wallet space: privacy centric wallets.


“From day one it was established that we would eventually be an open source project,” SW said. “I mean, who in their right mind would trust a closed source wallet?”

Samourai also decided it would release a very early minimum viable product, “Alpha 1”, and let user feedback shape the future of the product.

“Due to these decisions and the fact we developed several

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