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Privacy-Enhancing Crypto Coins Could Be Banned Under Leaked EU Plans
Crypto providers would be forbidden from touching the likes of monero or dash under proposed government amendments to anti-money laundering rules.
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Monedas de privacidad y cómo funcionan. (Getty)
¿Qué son las monedas de privacidad y qué tan legales son?
Regular las monedas de privacidad continúa siendo una de las principales prioridades para las autoridades financieras en su intento de evitar actividades ilegales de trading de criptomonedas.
Monedas de privacidad y cómo funcionan. (Getty)

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Hodling Shielded Assets Is the Best Way to Maintain Privacy
The best way to gain privacy in crypto is to hold funds in a shielded asset. The longer you hold your funds, the stronger your anonymity set becomes.
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Zcash May Be Getting Spammed but the Blockchain Is Doing Just Fine, the Company Behind It Says
Electric Coin Co., the organization behind Zcash, claims that concerns of a spam attack are mostly just fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD).
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Coin mixer Tornado Cash announced a nod toward compliance on Friday. (Espen Bierud/Unsplash)
Tornado Cash Adds Chainalysis Tool for Blocking OFAC-Sanctioned Wallets From Dapp
The blockade only applies to the Tornado Cash front end, not the underlying smart contract, one of the protocol's founders later tweeted.
Coin mixer Tornado Cash announced a nod toward compliance on Friday. (Espen Bierud/Unsplash)

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Crypto Privacy Positions Harden Ahead of Crunch EU Vote
Lawmakers don’t appear swayed by crypto industry claims as they consider applying anti-laundering identification rules to the sector, but some argue the EU plans are unworkable or unlawful.
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Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 31, 2022
With bitcoin falling as regulatory concerns resurface and a look at why privacy coins haven't quite caught on yet, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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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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A16z Leads $28M Round for Privacy Coin Iron Fish
Other investors in the round included Sequoia, Electric Capital and MetaStable, as well as Terra co-founder Do Kwon and Anchorage co-founder Nathan McCauley.
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New Privacy Coin Iron Fish Launches Testnet With $5.3M in Funding
Iron Fish is betting there is still a demand for privacy coins in a crowded market.
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