Central bank digital currencies, on the other hand, are financial surveillance on steroids. This op-ed is part a CoinDesk's Privacy Week. Murtaza Hussain is a national security reporter at The Intercept.
Early cypherpunk Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Electronic Coin Company (ECC), the creator of privacy-focused, blockchain-based payments network Zcash, discusses the current state of privacy in crypto. “Everyone’s everything has already been hacked and exploited,” Zooko said.