Tag: Surveillance

A Forensic Analysis of Blockchain Surveillance Companies

A Forensic Analysis of Blockchain Surveillance Companies Blockchain analysis is big business. The U.S. government alone has spent $ 6 million on transaction mapping tools, while cryptocurrency exchanges routinely partner with compliance companies that promise to track and trace the origin of customer funds. Hated by many bitcoiners, blockchain forensics […]

Coinbase Acquires Cryptocurrency Surveillance Company Neutrino

Coinbase Acquires Cryptocurrency Surveillance Company Neutrino Coinbase has acquired the cryptocurrency surveillance company Neutrino, whose team will be joining the American exchange’s European operation. The Milan, Italy-based startup develops blockchain intelligence platforms for crypto companies as well as law enforcement agencies. Also Read: Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of […]

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. […]

Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price Manipulation

Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price Manipulation The cryptocurrency market is a target of the same manipulation and abuse that the equity, commodity and forex markets have suffered for years, and exchanges that wish to protect their clients need ways to monitor trading activity. Bitstamp is now […]

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 […]

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over […]