Tag: bitcoin privacy

Open Source Arrests: US Officials Sour on Biden’s War on Privacy

Biden is waging war on financial privacy, and not everyone is happy. The last several weeks have weighed heavily on those in Bitcoin who use privacy tools and software. Between the ceremonious arrests across two continents, Justice Department press releases, FBI warnings, and souring mood in Washington, many popular services for both sovereign and private […]

Why Bitcoin privacy matters in the real world

Avoiding financial surveillance on-chain isn’t just a paranoid pursuit. For many, it’s a matter of life and death. The early adherents of Bitcoin were drawn to the technology because it offered a digitally native monetary alternative that was decentralized, pseudonymous, and a represented a borderless value network. With that came radical on-chain transparency, a major […]