Privacy

Privacy Is Paramount: How KYC Makes Us All Less Free

KYC (Know Your Customer) policies and endless private data collection, coupled with force-backed, violent legislation compromise the utility and ethics…

Facebook’s ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive

Facebook announced Tuesday that its highly anticipated cryptocurrency, Libra, will run on a blockchain network secured at launch by 100…

Russian Central Bank Head: CBDC Under Consideration, But Not For Near Future

The head of Russia’s central bank, the Bank of Russia, has said that while the launch of a central bank…

Is Bitcoin’s Increasing Anonymity a Threat to Privacy Coins?

It's no secret that Bitcoin isn't actually anonymous, despite what various outside observers of crypto might claim. It is, in…

Enigma’s Ethereum-Based Private Smart Contract Testnet Goes Live

The testnet of private smart contract network Enigma has been launched, the developers announced in a Medium post published on…

Canadian University Offers Graduate Training in Blockchain Tech

Canadian-based University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced a blockchain and distributed ledger technology training program for master’s and PhD…

Enigma Launches Second Testnet for ‘Secret Contract’ Blockchain

Data privacy startup Enigma is officially launching its second test network for ethereum developers. While the code for the second…

Blockchain Genomics Firm, Global Pharma Giant Merck Sign Anonymized Data Sharing Agreement

Blockchain firm Nebula Genomics has announced a collaboration with EMD Serono, the North American biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA —…

New Report Reviews Blockchain Applications by US Federal Government

The research organization Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton have published a report with five proposed questions to…

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