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Making History: CoinJoin Developer Sends Largest-Ever Anonymous Bitcoin Transaction

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CoinJoin is a method of anonymizing bitcoins that developer Gregory Maxwell came up with in an effort to help bitcoin users remain anonymous. The idea is simple: when two users both want to make a transaction, if they make the transactions together, their information remains private or at least very hard to discern. On yesterday’s 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin protocol as an idea (whereas the...

Bitcoin Privacy Takes Another Step Forward with Wasabi Wallet Launch

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Bitcoin users concerned about permanently writing their financial history to a public blockchain will soon have access to a new tool to protect their privacy: Wasabi, a desktop wallet developed by Adam Ficsor, the maker of HiddenWallet. Introducing Wasabi, a Privacy-Enhancing Bitcoin Wallet Ficsor unveiled Wasabi at Building on Bitcoin 2018, an industry conference dedicated to technical...

CoinJoinXT: Using the Lightning Network to Hide Bitcoin Transactions in Plain Sight

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There’s a common misconception among the general public that bitcoin is an inherently-anonymous currency. In fact, bitcoin offers users pseudonymity, and the privacy it offers is fragile at best. Though still masked from the average user, blockchain analysts can use powerful tools to sift through blockchain data and use it to identify the owners of particular addresses. Privacy quickly fades away...

XCurrency Xmixer Set to Revolutionize Trustless Mixing

XCurrency is set to launch its eagerly awaited Rev 2 technology this week which will allow nodes to earn revenue for trustless mixing of transactions. The new technology, Xmixer, will enable the boosting of network security, scale up the processing of private transactions and provide revenue streams for users of XC. [divider]CCN[/divider] To understand why this is a “killer-app”, it is necessary...

Cloakcoin Developer Discusses Anonymous Transactions

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One of cryptocurrency's greatest selling points is the freedom it affords users in regard to managing their assets. However, many in the crypto-community do not believe true freedom can be achieved until they have a way to transact online with complete anonymity. As a result, a variety of coin developers have sought to implement anonymous transactions into their source code. Darkcoin was the...

Blockchain.info Is Down For Unscheduled Maintenance, Due To Issue With Database Not Shared Coin

Update: Blockchain.info has stated that the issue is a database one, and the site would not be back online for at least several hours. It all started earlier today when Redditor /u/obione88 posted to /r/Bitcoin about a Shared Coin Transaction Error.  Blockchain.info staff on Reddit promptly responded to the post.  Additionally, they announced that the SharedCoin feature would be taken offline...

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