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Patent Filing Suggests Bitcoin Exchanges may be Monitored

A new invention patent has been filed by FICO. The invention is a tool that will allow FICO, government, and others to collect financial...

Pirate Bay Founder’s ‘Njalla’ Offers Anonymous Domain Registration for Bitcoin

Just recently the founder of the notorious torrent website the Pirate Bay launched a new privacy-centric domain registration service called 'Njalla.' This type of...

Anti-Censorship Bot For Detecting Deleted Posts on Reddit Gets Censored

A bot called "censorship notifier" was recently released on Reddit. It was built to scan for censored posts, but it has now been censored from...

Zerolink Claims to Have Developed Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Payments

Zerolink has claimed to develop a method for facilitating fully anonymous bitcoin payments. Zerolink comprises a collaboration between developers from privacy-centric wallet services Samouraiwallet...

Protonmail’s Beta Version Enables Automated Bitcoin Payments

A year ago the popular encrypted email provider, Protonmail, launched its desktop, Android, and iOS platforms that feature end-to-end encryption. The company offers a free...

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...
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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...

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