Tag Archives: Privacy

Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

On Tuesday, Pieter Wuille, a Bitcoin Core contributor and the brains behind the update known as Taproot, submitted a work-in-progress code change to GitHub in what’s known as a “pull request,” showing the code is ready for more developer eyes. Continue reading Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

Privacy Features Send Monero (XMR) Price Skyrocketing 10% Higher in New Year

Whether people admit it or not, the privacy feature is one of the biggest draws to cryptocurrencies. If there was ever any doubt, those have been erased by Monero’s (XMR) rally in recent days. In the early days of the new year, the Monero price has advanced by 10%, and investors have privacy to thank for it. Continue reading Privacy Features Send Monero (XMR) Price Skyrocketing 10% Higher in New Year

CRAIG WRIGHT SCOLDS BITCOIN PRIVACY GEEKS IN WAKE OF EQUIFAX SCANDAL

On Bitcoin Cash’s second birthday Thursday, Craig Wright penned a brief article entitled “PII in the Bitcoin World.” The subject of personally identifiable information (PII) is massive right now due to the Equifax data breach scandal. Continue reading CRAIG WRIGHT SCOLDS BITCOIN PRIVACY GEEKS IN WAKE OF EQUIFAX SCANDAL

Digital Data Privacy on P2PS

The privacy of digital data on the network is the salient feature to P2PS secure, interference-free communications system developed by P2P Solutions Foundation.

The privacy of digital data on the global network finds a new competitor in the crypto universe. From the outset, the team of P2P Solutions Foundation points out a clear global problem; anything that is digitally exchanged with anyone, anywhere, is not protected by any privacy standard. Including information exchanged on corporate networks (private intranets). Right now the vast majority of Internet and Intranet activity is constantly monitored. At certain bottlenecks, the tracked information may be sensitive to the parties. In this way, new models are needed in which the activity is properly protected. Continue reading Digital Data Privacy on P2PS

What Monero’s Ric Spagni Thinks About Privacy And Money

If you ask Riccardo Spagni–aka FluffyPony on Crypto Twitter–about who should invest in Monero, get ready for a pushback. “Monero’s probably not an investment. It’s designed to be a currency, and in particular it’s designed to be a privacy-preserving currency.” says Spagni. Spagni is a builder who pushes norms in crypto, a community still defining what normal even looks like. I talked with Spagni about Monero and what makes it so different from other privacy coins. Continue reading What Monero’s Ric Spagni Thinks About Privacy And Money