anonymity

Money Reimagined Podcast Cover
Punk 6529 Shares Life in Pseudonymity
What it means to be pseudonymous and how one engages with the crypto world.
Money Reimagined Podcast Cover

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An Alleged Tornado Cash Developer Was Arrested. Are You Next?
If you’re developing a crypto mixer, it’s best to do it anonymously.
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The Fake Team That Made Solana DeFi Look Huge
We already knew that crypto developers cannot always be trusted. But can we even trust the data?
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CDCROP: Ian Macalinao is one half of the Saber brothers (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem
The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they're moving to Aptos.
CDCROP: Ian Macalinao is one half of the Saber brothers (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Katherine Dee, aka, Default Friend (CoinDesk/Consensus 2022)
Who You Really Are: A Conversation About Pseudonymity With Default Friend at Consensus
The internet phenomenon and historian explains why true anonymity is hard within internet culture.
Katherine Dee, aka, Default Friend (CoinDesk/Consensus 2022)

Groucho Marx in "A Day at the Races" (Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)
The Perils of Crypto's Pseudonymous Economy
Let's pull the rug on "anonymous" crypto devs.
Groucho Marx in "A Day at the Races" (Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)

Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances (Daniele SCHNEIDER/Getty Images)
Crypto Implicated in Child Porn, Terrorism, French Official Says, Calling for End to Online Anonymity
The head of France’s anti-dirty money unit said the authorities should be able to access information about even small online transfers.
Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances (Daniele SCHNEIDER/Getty Images)

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The Hard Truth About Being an 'Anon'
If you want to stay pseudonymous in crypto, you have to work for it – or maybe pay for it.
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Wonderland's (and DeFi's) Anonymity Problem
Is pseudonymity really viable in crypto? asks a veteran Canadian bitcoiner following this week's Wonderland scandal.
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What If We Get Online Privacy Right? A Glimpse of 2035
Here’s what a day in the life would look like if we nail privacy infrastructure, fix the policy and squash the forces behind that “creepy feeling.” This post is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.
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