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SpyCO? Facebook-Linked Cambridge Analytica Planned its Own Coin Offering

SpyCO? Facebook-Linked Cambridge Analytica Planned Its Own Coin Offering

Cambridge Analytica, the London-headquartered data mining firm responsible for the latest Facebook privacy scandal, has reportedly been working on launching its own initial coin...
Chainalysis Raises $16Mn — Plans to Monitor Multiple Blockchains

Chainalysis Raises $16Mn – Plans to Monitor Multiple Blockchains

The blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis has announced it has raised $16 million USD in a Series A funding round from the firm Benchmark. Chainalysis...
Most Privacy Coins Aren’t That Private

Most Privacy Coins Aren’t That Private

Privacy coins are meant to be private. That’s their raison d'être. Strip away the privacy, and they simply become altcoins, and dangerous ones at...
Reddit Removes Bitcoin Payment Option, Censors Darknet Forum

Reddit Removes Bitcoin Payment Option, Censors Darknet Forum

Despite all the Telegram groups, Discord channels and many other alternatives, Reddit remains a leading forum for the wider bitcoin community – especially for...
Court Orders Telegram to Hand Russia Its Encryption Keys

Court Orders Telegram to Hand Russia Its Encryption Keys

Telegram has lost a court battle against handing its encryption keys to Russian security services. The messaging platform, which forms a pivotal network for...
ICOs and Exchange Sign-Ups Create Boom for Automated Compliance Industry

ICOs and Exchange Sign-Ups Create Boom for Automated Compliance Industry

Many of the major cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that a massive influx of new traders in late 2017 caused them to be overwhelmed, leading...
Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN

Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN

A photograph posted on imageboard 4chan appears to show a leaked 21 August 2017 memorandum from the US Army Cyber Protection Brigade. The document...
All Major Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fail Privacy Tests – 30 Days to Improve

All Major Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fail Privacy Tests – 30 Days to Improve

The South Korean Communications Commission has conducted a survey of major cryptocurrency exchanges in the country and found them to have insufficient customer data...
Privacy-Centric Protocol Mimblewimble Now Being Trialed on the Bitcoin Testnet

Privacy-Centric Protocol Mimblewimble Now Being Trialed on the Bitcoin Testnet

Back in August of 2016, a paper named after the Harry Potter movie series called “Mimblewimble” was proposed to the bitcoin community. The concept...
Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and Litecoin

Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and Litecoin

Privacy coins have rocketed this year, fueled by the increasing ease with which bitcoin transactions can be de-anonymized and traced to real world identities....