Browsing the "Fungibility" Tag

cables, data center

100 Bitcoin Users Perform What Might Be Largest ‘CoinJoin’ Transaction Ever

| Alyssa Hertig

The startup behind the privacy-centric bitcoin app Wasabi Wallet recently brought together 100 people to collectively execute a "CoinJoin"…

unisphere, globe

Privacy Is Vital to Crypto – And the Global Economy

| Michael J Casey

Privacy is needed to enhance the "moneyness" of cryptocurrency. As it is, our entire global system of money has also seen its fungibility deteriorate.

drugs, opiods

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

| Marc Hochstein

A crypto exchange startup is seeking to blacklist wallets associated with illicit drug use in an attempt to use the blockchain to save lives.

Privacy on the Blockchain: Where Are We Headed?

| Arianna Simpson

Privacy may be an issue with major blockchains today, but 2017 saw innovations by leaps and bounds, argues VC Arianna Simpson.

MimbleWimble: Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin

| Catheryne Nicholson

BlockCypher's CEO speaks out about the dysfunction in bitcoin's community and why she believes new tech could help save it.

3 Big Blockchain Ideas MIT is Working on Right Now

| Alyssa Hertig

CoinDesk looks at notable MIT Digital Currency Initiative projects, from reshaping the web, to making blockchains more confidential and auditable.

rubber, duck

Ensuring Bitcoin Fungibility in 2017 (And Beyond)

| David Vorick

Bitcoin Core developer David Vorick explains why ensuring bitcoin's fungibility remains a top priority for 2017.

Coders Named After Harry Potter Characters Join Bitcoin’s ‘Mimblewimble’

| Alyssa Hertig

One of bitcoin's more forward-looking projects has attracted a group of developers who are using some obscure names from the Harry Potter series.

What If One Bitcoin Isn’t Like the Others? Fungibility Debated At Scaling Conference

| Pete Rizzo

The fungibility of bitcoin emerged as a central topic of debate on day one of the annual Scaling Bitcoin conference in Milan.