"This little tip might help you to maintain your privacy online while using Bitcoin."
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"If you run a small to medium-size enterprise in crypto that deals with the public, you will get hit with a subpoena or a search warrant at some point. It’s inevitable. For folks who haven’t been served with one of these before, it can be unnerving to leaf through a court order that says YOU ARE COMMANDED TO APPEAR and IT IS HEREBY ORDERED in bold font."
"Cash is gradually dying out. Will we ever have a digital alternative that offers the same mix of convenience and freedom?"
"In the current implementation, we only attempt to solve the on-chain part of privacy. There is also network-level privacy that needs to be handled by users."
"With the help of this example followed by a technical explanation, we introduce the concept of Zero-Knowledge Decentralized Identity."
"There is no privacy without financial privacy. The books you've bought, the places you've been, the people you've been with – all of this and more can be deciphered from a list of receipts. Yet right now, public blockchains like Bitcoin or Ethereum record information of this kind about you for anyone who looks at it — today or years from now."
"EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY, everywhere on the planet, dozens of companies — largely unregulated, little scrutinized — are logging the movements of tens of millions of people with mobile phones and storing the information in gigantic data files."
"If you have ever heard (or happen to believe) that bitcoin is primarily a tool used by criminals, stop and take a quick sample of your friends and family that you suspect may own bitcoin, and then ask yourself how many are known criminals."
"Zero knowledge proofs like zk-SNARKs have a wide variety of applications: Zcash uses zero knowledge for privacy, Coda and Mir to compress an entire blockchain into only a few kilobytes, and 0x and Matter to roll up many transactions into a single proof on Ethereum."
"There are various coin mixing mechanisms like CoinJoin (used by the Wasabi wallet), Ring signatures (used by Monero) and the minimal mixer design by Vitalik. All of them share the same basic design principle though."
"TL;DR: Mimblewimble’s privacy is fundamentally flawed. Using only $60/week of AWS spend, I was able to uncover the exact addresses of senders and recipients for 96% Grin transactions in real time."
"As common encryption techniques reach their limits when applied to complex decentralized identity schemes, proxy re-encryption may emerge as a suitable solution."
"The US, UK and Australia are taking on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method that protects our personal information"
"This research presents VPN⁰, the first distributed virtual private network offering a privacy preserving traffic authorization and validation mechanism."
"A common challenge faced by enterprise blockchain networks is how to protect private information from being shared on the ledger. Some organizations need to prevent transactional data from being exposed to other members of the business network for business, legal or compliance reasons."
"DNS over HTTPS will make it harder for ISPs to monitor or modify DNS queries."
"A common thesis amongst crypto investors is that blockchains focused on privacy should accrue value strictly due to the importance of privacy in financial transactions. While we fundamentally agree with the latter, we do not believe there is a causal relationship between the two."
"Semaphore is the basis of an ETH and ERC20 token mixer named MicroMix. In the near future, it can be used for other privacy-enhancing applications such as anonymous login, anonymous DAOs, anonymous voting, and journalism."