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US Department of Justice Is Criminalizing Onchain Privacy, Starting With Mixers

</header> <strong>The American government’s long-running war on privacy escalated this week following the arrest of Coin Ninja’s Larry Harmon on money laundering charges. A Department of Justice statement that “seeking to obscure virtual currency transactions in this way [using mixers] is a crime” means that bitcoiners risk prosecution simply for exercising their right to privacy.</strong> …

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4 Bitcoin Mixers for the Privacy Conscious

</header> <strong>In an era of unprecedented global surveillance, it is unreasonable to expect the blockchain world to be any different. It is perfectly reasonable, though, to resist this surveillance through countermeasures that thwart the would-be surveillers. Digital privacy is a right that everyone is entitled to. Thanks to the provision of bitcoin mixers, you can …

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How Twitch started to lose its grip on video game streaming

For the longest time, Twitch was the undisputed champ of video game live streaming. The Amazon-owned platform has the highest number of ‘broadcasters’ and, more importantly, viewers watching, chatting and donating in real-time. For most full-time streamers, switching to any other platform felt like economic suicide. Then, on August 1st, the most popular and recognizable …

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How to Create an Anonymous Digital Identity Using Cryptocurrency

</header> <strong>If you could go back in time and do the internet all over again, what would you change? Would you think twice about joining Facebook, decline to upload those fancy dress photos from ‘09 and delete that rhetoric-laden blog post instead of hitting ‘Publish’? It’s too late to undo the mistakes of the past, …

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Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 27, cryptocurrency supporters learned that the anonymous <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> mixer Bitcoin Blender would be shutting down. The news follows the recent closure of Bestmixer.io after it was seized by global law enforcement.</strong> Also read: Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison …

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Bitcoin Cash Privacy Has Improved in Leaps and Bounds

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few years, privacy has become of great importance to digital asset enthusiasts as law enforcement has cracked down on money transmitters, seized coin shuffling services, and blockchain analysis has increased significantly. To thwart this, some bitcoiners have turned to mixing applications that utilize the Coinjoin protocol and other methods …

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Bitcoin Cash Users Have Mixed Millions of Dollars Since Cashshuffle’s Launch

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Since the launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) mixer Cashshuffle a fortnight ago, the platform has accrued a lot of attention and users. A total of 8,625 BCH shuffled outputs have been recorded since March 27 and close to 2,000 Cashshuffle transactions.</strong> Also Read: Liberland’s Merit Token Built on Bitcoin Cash Captures $1M …

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Canada Tax Agency Poses Probing Questions to Cryptocurrency Owners

<strong>The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has sent an extremely detailed questionnaire to citizens it believes to be in possession of cryptocurrency. Those suspected of failing to disclose the full extent of their holdings have been asked whether they use a cryptocurrency mixing service, and if so, why. They’ve also been asked to provide the full …

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How to Outwit Blockchain Analysis and Conceal Your Coins

<strong>How do you convert bitcoin that’s associated with your identity into coins with no connection to your name? In an era of enhanced blockchain forensics tools, passing your coins through a few addresses and hoping for the best won’t cut it. Reclaiming your right to privacy and to own bitcoin anonymously calls for a smarter …

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