Browsing the "Anonymity" Tag

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

Code as a Weapon: Amir Taaki Wants You to Join the Real Crypto Revolution

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Infamous developer Amir Taaki believes bitcoin's potential is exhausted, but he's not giving up the fight to change the world with cryptocurrency.

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Zcash Launches Non-Profit Foundation to Advance Adoption

| Alyssa Hertig

A new non-profit foundation has been launched to support the development of the zcash protocol.

Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero’s Long Road to Blockchain Respect

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk explores the alternative digital currency monero and its long road to becoming of the industry's most talked-about projects.

Hardly Anyone Seems to Be Using Zcash’s Anonymity Features

| Alyssa Hertig

Three months since its launch, not many people appear to be using Zcash's signature 'shielded addresses'.

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Bitcoin Privacy Tool ‘CoinShuffle’ Sees First Transaction

| Alyssa Hertig

A type of anonymous bitcoin transaction that privacy enthusiasts have been awaiting for years has finally been tested successfully.

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A Cryptographer Named After Harry Potter’s Archenemy is Helping Solve Bitcoin’s Biggest Problems

| Alyssa Hertig

An anonymous cryptographer named after Harry Potter’s archenemy has put forth a proposal experts believe could help solve major issues facing…

Why Bitcoin is Better for Crime Fighters Than Criminals

| Jason Weinstein

Steptoe & Johnson partner Jason Weinstein argues that, despite perception, blockchain tech benefits law enforcement agents more than criminals.

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Coinkite Tor Release Lets Developers Bypass Bitcoin Bans

| Pete Rizzo

Bitcoin wallet and technology provider Coinkite has announced Bitkit, its bitcoin wallet API, is now available on Tor.


How Anonymous is Bitcoin? A Backgrounder for Policymakers

| Adam Ludwin

Bitcoin, less private than credit or debit transactions, is generally anonymous. Here are some distinctions between privacy and anonymity in bitcoin.