Tag: anonymity

China’s Digital Yuan Could be Pseudonymous Like Bitcoin

A lot of eyes are on the Chinese central bank. The institution has confirmed it will launch a digital yuan “soon’, and some more details have come to light this week.  Creating a new stablecoin pegged to the yuan will not be an easy feat. Especially if that yuan continues to be devalued by the Chinese central bank every so often. The Digital Yuan Might be Pseudonymous That said, the …
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How You Can Achieve Anonymity Using Bitcoin or Ethereum

Bitcoin and Ethereum remain the two highest-valued cryptocurrencies by market cap. Despite their popularity and differences, they also have a crucial flaw in common. Neither of these currencies provides either anonymity or privacy. To achieve that goal, users often need to rely on third-party services. BitcoinMix has users covered, as this long-standing service lets users secure their identity at all times.  Pseudonymity isn’t Privacy Both Bitocin and Ethereum have often …
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Hackers Confirm Russia’s FSB Still Aims to Deanonymize Tor Traffic

For quite some time now, there have been persistent rumors regarding Tor being deanonymized. Although it is a known fact the NSA is capable of doing so, albeit it remains to be seen if they will explore that option. Russia’s FSB, however, is effectively working on such a project with the help of SyTech.  SyTech and FSB Join Forces In Russia, things are often done completely different from the rest …
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Japan’s FSA Wants to Get Monero, Dash, and Zcash Removed from All Domestic Exchanges

Cryptocurrency is legal tender in Japan. There is active regulation in the country which makes Bitcoin and altcoins perfectly legal. That situation has been rather interesting to keep an eye on, as the law is still subject to interpretation. As of right now, the Japanese FSA aims to have cryptocurrency exchanges drop all cryptos which can be considered facilitators of criminal activity. What is Happening in Japan? There has been growing scrutiny of …
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