Tag: Privacy

Privacy and Scaling: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

Privacy and Scaling: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash On Tuesday, Jan. 29, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg revealed two planned features for the scheduled May 2019 BCH upgrade. In the gist published to Github, Lundeberg described a specific improvement that’s been discussed by cryptocurrency developers for years — […]

Cashshuffle Developer Says Privacy Project Nears Completion

Cashshuffle Developer Says Privacy Project Nears Completion One of the Cashshuffle development team contributors, Josh Ellithorpe, revealed on Jan. 14 that the BCH-focused privacy shuffling protocol is near completion. The developers are planning to run a security audit on the code and have launched a fundraiser on the Bitbacker.io platform […]

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it wants to dedicate resources toward creating blockchain forensic applications that can analyze privacy-centric digital asset movements. […]

The Daily: Blockchain Surveillance vs Privacy Protocols

The Daily: Blockchain Surveillance vs Privacy Protocols The battle for privacy is ramping up. Every day, in the cryptocurrency space, we learn of increased blockchain surveillance, countered by the efforts of privacy protocol developers. We’ve got stories from both sides of the divide in this episode of The Daily, plus […]