Germany’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Hands Over Customer Data Voluntarily

According to regional reports, Germany's largest bitcoin exchange Bitcoin.de has been giving customer data to investigators without a warrant. Also read: Indian Government May Take Immediate...
Civil Asset Forfeiture

Do Not Help U.S. Cops Seize Your Assets

A new Department of Justice (DOJ) directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes it more important than ever to own cryptocurrency and to do...
Congressman

U.S. Congressman Says ‘Digital Currencies Are Not Compliant’

On July 8 the Financial Services Committee for the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing concerning digital currencies. The meeting discussed the implications...
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Tumblebit Client Nears Completion — Gets a Taste of Tor

This week the creator of Hiddenwallet, a Simplified Payment Verification client (SPV) that utilizes the trustless anonymous payment hub Tumblebit revealed the near completion...

FBI Requests New Funding To Investigate Use Of Virtual Currencies

On June 21 the acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, gave a speech to U.S. bureaucrats requesting a new budget for the fiscal...
Dandelion

New Dandelion Proposal Aims to Anonymize Bitcoin Transaction Broadcasts

Back in February a new privacy white paper for the Bitcoin network called ‘Dandelion’ was published and received a lot of attention from the...
Kim Dotcom Says Beta Launch of Megaupload 2.0 and Bitcache Coming in August

Kim Dotcom Says Beta Launch of Megaupload 2 and Bitcache Coming in August

After missing his launch window in January, Megaupload creator Kim Dotcom has repeatedly hinted about the upcoming launch of Megaupload 2.0 and its Bitcoin...
Early Version of Tumblebit-Enabling Hiddenwallet Released

Early Version of Tumblebit-Enabling Hiddenwallet Released

The first release of Hiddenwallet was announced on Sunday. Its Github page describes the wallet as a “privacy focused, full block downloading SPV Bitcoin...
NSA's Leaked Malware is Being Weaponized by Criminals

NSA’s Leaked Malware is Being Weaponized by Criminals

What's worse than a government agency (CIA) committed to violating privacy rights through weaponized malware? A bumbling one that hands your computer over to...
NSA

NSA Exploits Reveal the World of 1984 Is Here

The sinister acts of the global elite continue as many headlines reported this weekend revealed the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) being scrutinized for...

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