Snowden Puzzled by Bitcoin’s Lack of Scaling and Privacy, Says Devs ‘Had Years to Do It’

Snowden Puzzled by Bitcoin's Lack of Scaling and Privacy, Says Devs 'Had Years to Do It'Just recently, the film producer and well known Youtuber, Naomi Brockwell, sat down with Edward Snowden and the two discussed a number of subjects including privacy and bitcoin. When Snowden talked about bitcoin, he delved into the protocol’s lack of progressive scaling and privacy. The famous whistleblower said that the biggest question he has is […]

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Amir Taaki Knocks Bitcoin Coinjoin Schemes – Calls Methods ‘Absolute Garbage’

On July 17, the well known Dark Wallet creator and early Bitcoin developer, Amir Taaki, criticized bitcoin privacy methods on Twitter. Taaki claimed that UTXO mixing concepts like Coinjoin were “absolute garbage.” Taaki also knocked other concepts like Mimblewimble and privacy-centric coins like monero as well, claiming that zero-knowledge accumulators will be the “anonymous gold […]

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Bolstering Privacy: Human Rights Foundation Donates $50K Toward Bitcoin Mixing Development

Bolstering Privacy: Human Rights Foundation Donates $50K Toward Bitcoin Mixing DevelopmentOn June 10, 2020, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) launched a fund that is dedicated to the development of tools that make the Bitcoin network “more private, decentralized, and resilient.” HRF’s initial gift of $50,000 will be given to the UK-based developer, Chris Belcher, who has been working on a project called Coinswap. This week […]

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Cashfusion Far More Practical Than Other Coinjoin Protocols, Says Data Analyst

Cashfusion Far More Practical Than Other Coinjoin Protocols, Says Data AnalystOn January 29, data analyst James Waugh decided to test and see if the Cashfusion protocol was really anonymous. After testing Cashfusion, Waugh explained he sifted through a number of transaction inputs and outputs and realized that it’s “not possible to establish a concrete link” between them. Also read: How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction […]

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Cashfusion Far More Practical Than Other Coinjoin Protocols, Says Data Analyst

Cashfusion Far More Practical Than Other Coinjoin Protocols, Says Data AnalystOn January 29, data analyst James Waugh decided to test and see if the Cashfusion protocol was really anonymous. After testing Cashfusion, Waugh explained he sifted through a number of transaction inputs and outputs and realized that it’s “not possible to establish a concrete link” between them. Also read: How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction […]

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A Tor-Integrated Cashfusion Build for Bitcoin Cash Is Coming

A Tor-Integrated Cashfusion Build for Bitcoin Cash Is ComingOn Monday, Electron Cash developer Jonald Fyookball updated the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community in regards to the Cashfusion protocol. Fyookball revealed that Tor integration is currently in the works. The Tor-integrated Cashfusion build is “the big piece” the development team needs to get from alpha to beta stage, Fyookball detailed. Also read: Privacy-Enhancing BCH Tool […]

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New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend Proofs

New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend ProofsBitcoin Cash (BCH) development continues as software engineers have revealed two distinct concepts that aim to boost the BCH network. Bitcoin Cash developer Tom Zander has announced new documentation concerning the vision of a double-spend proofs, which now exists as a pull request to the alternative BCH implementation Flowee the Hub. Additionally, Electron Cash developer […]

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