KB Topic Privacy Coins

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What are Privacy Coins A Basic Overview of the Best Privacy Coins | CryptoCompare
CryptoCompare needs javascript enabled in order to work. Follow these instructions to activate and enable JavaScript in Chrome. Financial privacy is a rare and valued commodity. Every credit card purchase you make is monitored and registered and it is possible to determine a lot about one person by analyzing their spending habits. Banks hold all of this information and there have been cases where banks have sold that same information to telemarketers, leading to targeted advertisement. Even worse, sensitive financial information is often stolen by hackers who then sell it in deep web markets. Bitcoin came to solve some of the aforementioned problems by giving us the liberty to transact with each other without the interference or permission of a third party. However, because of its pseudonymous nature, it is not able to offer complete financial privacy, as transactions (although not overtly identified) can be linked to individuals or companies through advanced techniques. Luckily, this service is now available thanks to the inception of anonymous cryptocurrencies a.k.a privacy coins that allow users to achieve complete financial privacy. Let's have a look at the top 3 privacy coins out there: Dash, Zcash and Monero.

Nations Should Embrace Privacy Coins Like Monero and ZCash, According to Weiss Ratings - Bitcoinist
Reading: Nations Should Embrace Privacy Coins Like Monero and ZCash, According to Weiss... Ian Tozer | Aug 12, 2018 | 10:00 Ian Tozer | Aug 12, 2018 | 10:00 For updates and exclusive offers enter your email below. I consent to my submitted data being collected and stored More than a year later after Bitcoin UASF, Blockstream... Allen Scott | Oct 23, 2018 | 20:00 Huobi, the fourth largest cryptocurrency exchange... Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 08, 2018 | 17:00 The Pirate Bay (TPB) has resumed its cryptojacking... Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 04, 2018 | 00:00 CryptoCurrency Clipboard Hijackers malware which... Adam James | Jul 01, 2018 | 15:00

Apocalyptic Predictions About Privacy Coins Are Very Wide of the Mark - Bitcoin News
Bitcoin is a permissionless ledger. In plain English, that means you don't need to ask anyone's damn permission to use it. There are no terms and conditions to read, no checkbox to tick, and no forms to sign before you can send or receive bitcoin. But if some people had their way, pseudonymous cryptocurrencies, as well as anonymous coins like monero, would only be used with the government's permission. These people are wrong. So wrong it hurts. Also read: Illegal Activity No Longer Dominant Use of Bitcoin: DEA Agent Ever since bitcoin became officially cool, sometime last year, all its previous haters and ignorers have come out of the woodwork, offering to share their insights. Every day, the editorial inbox at news.Bitcoin.com fills with pitches from bankers, regulators, and financiers eager to dispense soundbites on this new asset class called cryptocurrency the very same one that we could swear we've been covering for years.

Privacy Coins Are 'One of the Greatest Emerging Threats to U
Reading: Privacy Coins Are One of the Greatest Emerging Threats to U.S. National... Adam James · @Shasdam | Jun 24, 2018 | 07:00 Adam James · @Shasdam | Jun 24, 2018 | 07:00 The U.S. Secret Service is taking a good look at privacy-focused cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash while urging Congress to consider additional legislative or regulatory actions. Last week, a top official from the federal law enforcement agency reportedly requested help from Congress in combating the use of privacy coins for illicit purposes. Robert Novy, Deputy Assistant Director of the Secret Service's Office of Investigations, wrote:

The Ultimate Guide to Privacy Coins | CoinCentral
Governments, Facebook, maybe even your neighbor with the technological advancements these days, it's fairly easy for anyone to snoop around and get a sneak peek into your private life. Hence, the importance of privacy coins. You might be thinking, Privacy, shmivacy I've got nothing hide. That may be so, but the anonymity of your financial transactions is something you should take seriously. Do you really want anyone to be able to track your purchases, see your salary, or even know your entire net worth Even with the pseudo-anonymity of Bitcoin, it's relatively simple to track down transactions and wallet amounts. In this ultimate guide to privacy coins, we're going to cover all (well, mostly all) of the main projects that are working to keep your privacy secure.

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