privacy

CDCrop Zooko Wilcox MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
Zcash Doesn’t Need Your Trust
For years, the Electric Coin Company has been breaking new ground with zero-knowledge proofs. This year itradically improved privacy on itsZcash protocol, even as the right to use it is under attack. That’s why CEO Zooko Wilcox is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Zooko Wilcox MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

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The Mother of All Risks: Attacks by Rogue States, With Juan Zarate
A discussion about how compliance and risk management can be improved in the crypto industry as a result of the FTX debacle.
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Privacy Isn’t Just an Edge Case for Crypto
Financial privacy is useful for dissidents in extreme situations. But nobody should have to justify keeping their personal lives private, says our columnist.
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CDCROP: Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
3 Things We Learned at Tornado Cash Dev Alexey Pertsev's Trial
The prosecution said little about free speech during the trail of the Tornado Cash privacy protocol developer. The focus may be on the mechanics of DeFi.
CDCROP: Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

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Crypto Exchange Uniswap Says It Collects Users' Public On-Chain Data
The development lab behind the decentralized exchange said personal identifiers are not collected.
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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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Jonathan Wu on Why Technology Might Be a Better Solution to Privacy Than Public Policy
Plus a primer on the promise of zero-knowledge proofs.
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Privacy Protection a Top Issue for Digital Yuan: China's Central Bank Governor
"We must strike a delicate balance between protecting privacy and combating illicit activities," said Yi Gang.
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CDCROP: AI Artwork Crypto Censorship (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Crypto Means Absolutely Nothing Without Censorship Resistance
The battle for how to regulate cryptocurrency might handicap the entire value proposition if we simply apply the same old rules to a new way of moving money around.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Crypto Censorship (DALL-E/CoinDesk)