DISCUSSION: How Can Public Blockchains Have Privacy?

On today's show, we discuss the idea of true privacy on public, transparent blockchains and some of the ways it's working (or not) in Bitcoin or related projects right now.

Dec 8, 2019 at 1:05 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 11:46 a.m. UTC

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Today we're asking: how can public blockchains have privacy?

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