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Introducing CoinDesk’s Privacy Week

How innovators in cryptocurrency and beyond are fighting to restore digital privacy – just as governments and corporations endanger what’s left of it.

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Bitcoin Protects Privacy and Fights Oppression

Central bank digital currencies, on the other hand, are financial surveillance on steroids. This op-ed is part a CoinDesk's Privacy Week. Murtaza Hussain is a national security reporter at The Intercept.

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Mastercard’s CipherTrace Used ‘Honeypots’ to Gather Crypto Wallet Intel

In cybersecurity the term “honeypot” refers to a trap for hackers. But what does it mean in the context of on-chain analytics? This story is part of CoinDesk’s Privacy Week series.

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How Binance, Coinbase and 22 Other Crypto Exchanges Handle Your Data

A CoinDesk review of privacy policies from two dozen major crypto exchanges found the industry collects a wealth of personal information about users. Some disclose more about their practices than others.

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Wonderland's (and DeFi's) Anonymity Problem

Is pseudonymity really viable in crypto? asks a veteran Canadian bitcoiner following this week's Wonderland scandal.

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Few Crypto Firms Even Trying to Comply With FATF's ‘Travel Rule’

Two years on, FATF is getting impatient. But privacy-conscious crypto users are in no hurry to see the regulation implemented.

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4 Reasons Privacy Coins Haven't Taken Off

Privacy-preserving cryptocurrencies come with stigma and added expense, VC Haseeb Qureshi writes for CoinDesk's "Privacy Week."

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Chelsea Manning on the Sad State of Online Privacy

“I have zero hope at a policy level,” says the whistleblower turned security consultant. “This is a cultural issue.” This interview is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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The Algorithmic Life Is Not Worth Living

Behavior modeling is the flywheel of the digital economy - and it's making us all stupid, boring, and neurotic.

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Don’t Let Web 3 Repeat Web 2’s Mistakes

Web 3 must be private by default, Tor Bair of the Secret Foundation writes for CoinDesk’s Privacy Week.

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What Is Zcash? The Privacy Coin Explained

Zcash has seen ZKP breakthroughs, its first halving and progress toward further scalability. This feature is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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Tucked Inside Biden Infrastructure Bill: Unconstitutional Crypto Surveillance

Marta Belcher breaks down what you need to know about the Fourth Amendment, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and Section 6050i of the tax code. This op-ed is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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How Popular Are Crypto Mixers? Here’s What the Data Tells Us

Volume data suggests crypto coin mixing is not as prevalent as one might think. This article is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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For Enterprises, Privacy Is the Critical Blockchain Feature

Zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchains what encryption did for Web 1.0, says EY's blockchain leader. This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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Buying Bitcoin Anonymously (More or Less)

Looking for legal ways to buy BTC or other cryptocurrencies without attaching your name to it? Here are some options. This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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What If We Get Online Privacy Right? A Glimpse of 2035

Here’s what a day in the life would look like if we nail privacy infrastructure, fix the policy and squash the forces behind that “creepy feeling.” This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Going Private

From using bitcoin and monero to updating your computer's operating system, Seth for Privacy presents 10 security tips for CoinDesk's "Privacy Week."

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The Trojan Horse of Privacy

For privacy to take off, it needs to stop being the value proposition. It's got to be a gift people don't notice. Think apps first, privacy second, futurist Dan Jeffries writes for CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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Internet Privacy Is an Inalienable Right

Digicash inventor David Chaum weighs in on the founding principles Web 3 needs. This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week series.

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The Privacy That DeFi Needs to Succeed

Mainstream adoption of DeFi tools will require far more secrecy, but not too much secrecy, and the right sort of secrecy, says CoinDesk columnist J.P. Koning. This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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The Privacy Boom Is Going to Change Everything

The public is wising up to the harms of surveillance. Investors see opportunity, but activists say fixing privacy requires more than new widgets. This article is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

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A Look at EU's GDPR and What It Means for Crypto Privacy

Can open, immutable blockchains ever meet GDPR's privacy requirements? This article is part of CoinDesk's Privacy "Week."

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Bitcoin Isn’t Private – But Its Recent Taproot Upgrade Will Help

The upgrade could give the network a much-anticipated privacy boost once its effects ripple throughout the ecosystem.

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Monero: The Privacy Coin Explained

Privacy coins built on their own blockchains have a firm hold within the larger cryptocurrency community, even as regulators and exchanges seek to limit their adoption. This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week series.

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To Hide or Not to Hide? That’s the Bitcoiner’s Question

PRIVACY WEEK: Bitcoin, identity and the importance of being anonymous.

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Criminals Still Find It Easier to Hide in Fiat Than Crypto

Lawbreakers can run, but not hide, in transparent cryptocurrency networks, argues Gartner cybersecurity expert Avivah Litan.

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Tornado Cash Co-Founder Says the Mixer Protocol Is Unstoppable

Roman Semenov says Tornado Cash is designed so a third-party can’t control it.

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