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'I Jumped in With All 4': Legendary Cryptographer David Chaum on the Future of Web3
The DigiCash founder has been advocating for – and building – online privacy tools for decades.
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Lunarpunks, Privacy and the New Encryption Guerillas
A growing group of cryptography experts are using tools to carve "dark" spaces out of the surveilled web. This article is a preview of Rachel-Rose O'Leary's talk on the 'Big Ideas' stage at Consensus.
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So What If Part of Bitcoin's Code Was State-Funded?
Adam Tooze asked if bitcoin politics is self-deluded. Cypherpunks are just resourceful.
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The Future of Cryptographic Security in the Age of Quantum
How blockchain technology can thrive in an age of quantum computing.
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CIA's New Research Lab to Study Blockchain
CIA Labs will give officers an outlet to patent and profit from their tech inventions.
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How a Decentralized Randomness Beacon Could Boost Cryptographic Security
Filecoin will be the first protocol to use this production-ready version of drand to create decentralized, verifiable randomness for “leader selection.”
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4 Experts Agree: Craig Wright's Latest Cryptography Claims Are 'Nonsense'
We asked four expert cryptographers about Craig Wright’s “cryptographic evidence” that he is Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. They aren't buying it.
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Researchers Surface Privacy Vulnerabilities in Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments
Privacy holes in the Lightning Network, a bitcoin transaction settlement layer, are leaking payment information.
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China's Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020
While China still bans cryptocurrency trading, cryptography could be key to the country’s national push to be more competitive in the blockchain industry.
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