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Anonymity is the state of, or the ability to remain anonymous, i.e. unidentifiable and/or untraceable. A concept closely tied to privacy, the ability to remain anonymous in certain cases is considered by many a fundamental human right. Bitcoin and the majority of other cryptocurrencies do not require any form of identification in order to use them, thus allowing for an anonymous transfer of money - a crucial advantage over, for example, credit cards, where a user's exact name, time and payment amount are always recorded and kept in a database.
ING has created a new solution for anonymity, claims better efficiency than Ethereum.
French banking major Societe Generale CEO claims that the virtual currencies are unlikely to survive in the long term as governments around the world introduce ...
Blockchain makes it both easier and harder for law enforcement to track the activity of cyber-criminals
Hidden Bitcoin Bounties could lead authorities to online pirates
Even with Bitcoin heading into the mainstream, it’s still hard to know who owns it.
The famous anonymous nature of Bitcoin may be a bit of a ruse when it comes to using the digital currency at online stores that accept it.
Bitcoin transactions are not as anonymous as you think.
Food for Thought
The Blockchain technology is providing us with the bricks to build a decentralized world. This has many advantages, but there is a dark side too.
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A mysterious Ethereum trader has boasted about earning $283 mln in just one month which renewed concerns about the anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies.
The anonymous Crypto, Zcoin has given an indication to discharge Knowledge Setups by the end of the year.
Confidentiality of information and security of transactions are some of the benefits of anonymity. What it means for the Distributed Ledger Technology environme...
An Israeli teenager is facing US extradition for a series of bomb threats he made using services paid for in Bitcoin.
In a recent announcement, the EU released a new directive related to the anti-money laundering (AML) issue that focuses particularly on digital currencies.
Nocks, an exchange and payment processor working closely with Gulden, has dropped Bitcoin support, citing the cryptocurrency’s bad reputation and slow confirmat...
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