privacy

CDCROP: Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
3 Things We Learned at Tornado Cash Dev Alexey Pertsev's Trial
The prosecution said little about free speech during the trail of the Tornado Cash privacy protocol developer. The focus may be on the mechanics of DeFi.
CDCROP: Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Unicorn float pool beach Uniswap (Unsplash/Modified by CoinDesk)
Crypto Exchange Uniswap Says It Collects Users' Public On-Chain Data
The development lab behind the decentralized exchange said personal identifiers are not collected.
CDCROP: Unicorn float pool beach Uniswap (Unsplash/Modified by CoinDesk)

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Privacy-Enhancing Crypto Coins Could Be Banned Under Leaked EU Plans
Crypto providers would be forbidden from touching the likes of monero or dash under proposed government amendments to anti-money laundering rules.
CDCROP: keys, credit card, computer keyboard (Getty Images)

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Jonathan Wu on Why Technology Might Be a Better Solution to Privacy Than Public Policy
Plus a primer on the promise of zero-knowledge proofs.
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Privacy Protection a Top Issue for Digital Yuan: China's Central Bank Governor
"We must strike a delicate balance between protecting privacy and combating illicit activities," said Yi Gang.
CDCROP: digital yuan (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Crypto Censorship (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Crypto Means Absolutely Nothing Without Censorship Resistance
The battle for how to regulate cryptocurrency might handicap the entire value proposition if we simply apply the same old rules to a new way of moving money around.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Crypto Censorship (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

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Hardliners Stymie Online Identity Innovation
Lack of middle ground between blind crypto idealists and blinkered monetary regulators hampers self-sovereign, privacy-enhanced identity solutions.
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Hodling Shielded Assets Is the Best Way to Maintain Privacy
The best way to gain privacy in crypto is to hold funds in a shielded asset. The longer you hold your funds, the stronger your anonymity set becomes.
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‘The Fairweather Sailors Are Out and the Builders Are In’
The significance of identity and the relationship between privacy and security today.
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