Last year, the Akutars NFT collection sold out 15,000 tokens, but a major big saw $33 million worth of Ether (ETH) generated from sales locked into an inaccessible smart contract.
Despite the widespread belief that Bitcoin is anonymous and private, Bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies’ privacy isn’t always good enough by default. Bitcoin’s balances are public, and addresses cannot offer more than pseudonymity. There are some services that can help with masking transactions, but they are not popular and easy enough to gain a large user-base and they also often have fees. Some news about Bitcoin privacy is promising: the implementation of SegWit and the use of the Lightning Network might be first steps in improving privacy. Some developers are focusing on the privacy of cryptocurrencies and developing protocols suitable for private transactions. Today, there are more and more cryptocurrencies that uses different privacy technologies but have their focus on anonymous transactions. Still, popular cryptocurrencies are trying to have the feature of public transactions as they may be used in business banking.
Government disdain for end-to-end encryption is nothing new. The effort to kill Tornado Cash is just the latest chapter in this age-old war.2252
Trust Wallet CEO says the current bear market could provide an opportunity for the Web3 industry to address consumer concerns before the next bull market.5010
Six individuals are challenging the Treasury Department. Two seemingly separate stories. One terrifying precedent. It’s all about privacy.7678
BNB price has entered a symmetrical triangle formation, and the conflicting trends will decide the fate of the altcoin as it battles near $280.7639
The exchange cited its own token management policy and compliance efforts as primary reasons for delisting seven privacy coins.5306
The Arbitrum network allows users to use Ethereum more efficiently. Learn how to access it to pay lower gas fees and execute Ethereum transactions faster.4638
What is a decentralized identity, and why does it matter? In this guide, we break it down for you.289
The prompt cancellation comes after strong community pushback relating to the requirement of a facial recognition scan in order to receive the deposit bonus.2843
“No matter the cause, this is an absolutely horrible idea and you should walk this back immediately,” said Adam Cochran, a general partner at Cinneamhain Ventures.2177
Ryan Berckmans, an Ethereum community member and investor, discussed the potential consequences that the Tornado Cash ban could have on the future of the network.4915
It’s crucial to remember your seed phrase, which is a string of random words produced by your cryptocurrency wallet when you initially set it up.271
As support for Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev mounts, questions regarding the legality of his arrest and the future of DeFi innovation continue to come to the forefront.1696
Some users took to Twitter to bemoan what some are calling a continuing attack on privacy in the wake of the U.S. Treasury Dept.’s action against Tornado Cash.4211
Speaking with Cointelegraph, Ksenia Malik stated that Dutch authorities are treating her husband as if he were “were a dangerous criminal” and that the creation of open-source software should never be criminalized.4211